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Construction Schools in Illinois

In 2019-2020, 670 students earned their Construction degrees in IL.

As a degree choice, Construction is the 73rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Illinois

Construction majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 552
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 552
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 552
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 71
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 71
Associate Degree 47

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a construction major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of construction majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 31.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.8%
  • White: 49.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
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Jobs for Construction Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 10,340 people employed in jobs related to a construction degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.

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Wages for Construction Jobs in Illinois

In this state, construction grads earn an average of $82,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,540.

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There are 14 colleges in Illinois that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 14 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon
510 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,862 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

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#2

Triton College

River Grove
110 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,819 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

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#3

South Suburban College

South Holland
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,366 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $4,746. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,906 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,098. In their early career, SWIC grads earn an average salary of $22,000.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,262 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. 8% of the teachers are full time.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
578 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $16,953. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,267 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,693. 55% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Joliet Junior College grads earn an average salary of $25,800.

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#8

Parkland College

Champaign
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,758 Total Students

A typical student attending Parkland College will pay a net price of $8,993. In their early career, Parkland College grads earn an average salary of $25,400. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,683 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,464. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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#8

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,785 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 50% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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#8

John A Logan College

Carterville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,328 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,346. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
723 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

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#8

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,222 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,061. Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,762 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,399. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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Construction Careers in IL

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 9% $84,730

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to construction.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Electrical & Power Installation 1,052
Plumbing & Water Supply 80
Carpentry 55
Building Management & Inspection 44

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