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Construction Schools in Nevada

229 Construction students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Construction is the 152nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 228
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 228
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 228
Associate Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.8%
  • White: 58.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.4%

Jobs for Construction Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 5,530 people employed in jobs related to a construction degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.


Wages for Construction Jobs in Nevada

Construction grads earn an average of $70,260 in the state and $70,540 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Nevada that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Western Nevada College

Carson City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,495 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. A typical student attending WNC will pay a net price of $10,819. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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2 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,249 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,348. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

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Construction Careers in NV

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 28% $66,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Electrical & Power Installation 246
Carpentry 47
Building Management & Inspection 41

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