Other Construction Trade

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017
492
declining 11.4%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$4,281
growing 1.4%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$7,836
growing 0.102%
Average Wage
$96,343
growing 8.76%
People in Workforce
118,088
growing 10.4%
Average Employee Age
41
growing 4.78%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Construction Trade degree recipients are Renton, WA, Indianapolis city (balance), IN, and Alfred, NY. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Construction Trade degree recipients are Watsonville, CA, Utqiagvik, AK, and Harriman, TN. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Construction Trade is a < 1 year postsecondary certificate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Construction Trade and the types of students that study this field. Renton Technical College awards the most degrees in Other Construction Trade in the US, but Construction Training Center and CET-Salinas have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Construction Trade.

Tuition costs for Other Construction Trade majors are, on average, $4,281 for in-state public colleges, and $7,836 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Construction Trade programs are Public, 2-year institutions (36 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (191 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Construction Trade

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Construction Trade, is Public, 2-year (191 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$4,281
Median In-State Public
$7,836
Median Out of State Private

Renton Technical College has the most Other Construction Trade degree recipients, with 94 degrees awarded in 2017.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Construction Trade programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Construction Training Center and CET-Salinas have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Construction Trade, with 66.2% and 28.8%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Construction Trade

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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 $96,343 and the most common occupations are Construction managers, Other managers, and Project management specialists.

The industry that employs the most Construction majors is Construction, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$96,343
Average Wage in Workforce
± $5,390
8.76%
1 Year Growth
± 7.71%

The average salary for Construction majors is $96,343 and the most common occupations are Construction managers, Other managers, and Project management specialists.

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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.

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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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Construction majors, by number of employees, are Construction managers, Other managers, and Project management specialists.

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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 Construction & building inspectors.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Construction majors are Chief executives & legislators, Financial managers, and Sales managers.

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Occupations by Share

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118,088
2018 Workforce
± 8,433
10.4%
1 Year Growth
± 9.38%

The number of Construction graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 10.4%, from 106,947 in 2017 to 118,088 in 2018.

The largest single share of Construction graduates go on to work as Construction managers (27.6%). 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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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Construction Trade is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.
118,088
2018 Workforce
± 8,433
10.4%
1 Year Growth
± 9.38%

The number of Construction graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 10.4%, from 106,947 in 2017 to 118,088 in 2018.

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 Other Construction Trade 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.

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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 41, 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 (208) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Construction Trade is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.
41
Average Age in 2018
± 0.853 Years
4.78%
1 Year Change
± 2.93%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Construction. The most common ages of employees with this major are 33 and 34 years old, which represent 4.72% and 4.43% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Construction Trade are < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate, Associates Degree, and 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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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 (88%)
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
    208 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    111 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    89 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Construction Trade 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 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Construction Trade. N/A students, who earn most of the degree-grads_ethnicity_genders 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 Other Construction Trade is from the 2 Digit Course Construction.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,709 degree recipients
  2. Cuba
    997 degree recipients
  3. Philippines
    950 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Ireland
    15.6 times more than expected
  2. United Kingdom, not specified
    7.38 times more than expected
  3. Cuba
    3.13 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Ireland that hold Construction degrees (15.6 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 Mexico (1,709 degree recipients).

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