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Construction Schools in New York

71 students earned Construction degrees in New York in the 2019-2020 year.

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 50
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 21
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 21
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 21

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 21.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 31.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 36.6%

Jobs for Construction Grads in New York

In this state, there are 28,370 people employed in jobs related to a construction degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.


Wages for Construction Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a construction grad in the state is $85,990, compared to a typical salary of $70,540 nationwide.


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
1,140 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,211. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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20 Degrees in Major Awarded
297 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,755. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

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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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