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Construction Schools in Illinois

654 students earned Construction degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

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 526
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 82
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 82
Associate’s Degree 46

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 34.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.4%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Construction Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Grads in Illinois

There are 10,340 people in the state and 598,210 people in the nation working in construction jobs.

Construction Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Construction Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a construction grad in the state is $82,570, compared to a typical salary of $70,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
4,466 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. A typical student attending Lake Land College will pay a net price of $4,809. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#2

Triton College

River Grove
110 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,675. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year.

#3

South Suburban College

South Holland
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,066 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $19,900 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,719 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 8% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $1,682.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
472 Total Students
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. A typical student attending Joliet Junior College will pay a net price of $4,688. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

#8

Parkland College

Champaign
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,510 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. 70% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,249.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,404. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,248 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. The student loan default rate of 9.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

John A Logan College

Carterville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,744 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 29% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,658.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
797 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 16% are considered full time.

#8

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,646 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Wabash Valley College grads earn an average salary of $25,000.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,092 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,842.

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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