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Construction Schools in Pennsylvania

10 Construction students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Construction is the 284th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.0%
  • Black or African American: 20.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 60.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Construction Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Grads in Pennsylvania

20,680 people in the state and 598,210 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction.

Construction Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Construction Jobs in Pennsylvania

Construction grads earn an average of $73,980 in the state and $70,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,422 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,800 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,147.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,843 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,487. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

Construction Careers in PA

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 11% $69,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Electrical & Power Installation 773
Building Management & Inspection 276
Carpentry 216
Plumbing & Water Supply 63
Masonry 36
Other Construction 1

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