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Construction Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 104 students earned their Construction degrees in NY.

As a degree choice, Construction is the 218th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 84
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 84
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 20

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of construction majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 16.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.5%
  • White: 15.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 54.8%
Construction Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Grads in New York

There are 28,370 people in the state and 598,210 people in the nation working in construction jobs.

Construction Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Construction Jobs in New York

Construction grads earn an average of $85,990 in the state and $70,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Apex Technical School

Long Island City
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,374 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $16,577. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
379 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Construction Careers in NY

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 12% $81,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Electrical & Power Installation 798
Plumbing & Water Supply 282
Building Management & Inspection 76
Carpentry 41
Other Construction 38
Masonry 7

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