Building & Property Maintenance

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2016

1,716

declining 19.5%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$3,855

growing 0.234%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$17,266

growing 1.32%

Average Wage

$88,586

declining 2.79%

People in Workforce

106,947

growing 3.43%

Average Employee Age

39.1

declining 1.97%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Building & Property Maintenance degree recipients are Centralia, WA, Walla Walla, WA, and Lynnwood, WA. The locations with a relatively high number of Building & Property Maintenance degree recipients are Lincolnia, VA, Elim, PA, and Broadview Heights, OH. The most common degree awarded to students studying Building & Property Maintenance is a < 1 year postsecondary certificate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Building & Property Maintenance and the types of students that study this field. Centralia College awards the most degrees in Building & Property Maintenance in the US, but Professional Career Training Institute and CET-Durham have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Building & Property Maintenance.

Tuition costs for Building & Property Maintenance majors are, on average, $3,855 for in-state public colleges, and $17,266 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Building & Property Maintenance programs are Public, 2-year institutions (80 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (887 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Building & Property Maintenance

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Building & Property Maintenance, is Public, 2-year (887 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Building & Property Maintenance programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$3,855

Median In-State Public

$17,266

Median Out of State Private

Centralia College has the most Building & Property Maintenance degree recipients, with 102 degrees awarded in 2016.

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Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution

  1. 70.2%

  2. 36.8%

  3. 33.9%

Out of all institutions that offer Building & Property Maintenance programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Professional Career Training Institute and CET-Durham have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Building & Property Maintenance, with 70.2% and 36.8%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Building & Property Maintenance

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Building & Property Maintenance by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Construction graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Construction majors is $88,586 and the most common occupations are Construction managers, Miscellaneous managers, and Cost estimators.

The industry that employs the most Construction majors is Construction, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Computer Systems Design.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

$88,586

Average Wage in Workforce

± $5,533

2.79%

1 Year Growth

± 9.27%

The average salary for Construction majors is $88,586 and the most common occupations are Construction managers, Miscellaneous managers, and Cost estimators.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Construction majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Construction majors, by number of employees, are Construction managers, Miscellaneous managers, and Cost estimators.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Construction majors working as Construction managers, Cost estimators, and Civil engineers.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Construction majors are Chief executives & legislators, Postsecondary teachers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents.

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Occupations by Share

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106,947

2017 Workforce

± 8,026

3.43%

1 Year Growth

± 10.3%

The number of Construction graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.43%, from 103,400 in 2016 to 106,947 in 2017.

The largest single share of Construction graduates go on to work as Construction managers (27.2%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Construction by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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The most common industries that employ Construction majors, by number of employees, are Construction, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Real estate.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paying industries of Construction majors, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, Insurance carriers & related activities, and Wired telecommunications carriers.

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

106,947

2017 Workforce

± 8,026

3.43%

1 Year Growth

± 10.3%

The number of Construction graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.43%, from 103,400 in 2016 to 106,947 in 2017.

The industry which employs the most Construction graduates by share is Construction, followed by Architectural, engineering & related services. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Construction.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Construction majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Construction majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Construction in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Construction is 39.1, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate. Male employees are more likely to hold Construction degrees, and White students earn the majority (818) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

39.1

Average Age in 2017

± 0.882 Years

1.97%

1 Year Change

± 3.28%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Construction. The most common ages of employees with this major are 39 and 29 years old, which represent 5.15% and 5.01% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Building & Property Maintenance are < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate, 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Construction are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (93.4%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    818 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    486 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    180 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Building & Property Maintenance for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Building & Property Maintenance. N/A students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Building & Property Maintenance is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.

Most Common Countries of Origin

  1. China

    1,326 degree recipients

  2. India

    678 degree recipients

  3. Mexico

    540 degree recipients

High Relative Number of Students

  1. Canada

    3.3 times more than expected

  2. China

    3.27 times more than expected

  3. India

    1.15 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Canada that hold Construction degrees (3.3 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is China (1,326 degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Building & Property Maintenance field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Building & Property Maintenance majors need many skills, but most especially Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Building & Property Maintenance majors need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Building & Property Maintenance majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Installation is very distinctive for majors, but the Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Troubleshooting are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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