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Construction Schools in Virginia

93 students earned Construction degrees in Virginia in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Construction is the 215th most popular major in the state out of a total 289 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 59
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 59
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 59
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Associate Degree 16

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.7%
  • White: 75.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 3.2%

Jobs for Construction Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 20,330 people employed in jobs related to a construction degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.


Wages for Construction Jobs in Virginia

In this state, construction grads earn an average of $67,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,540.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
52,873 Total Students

In their early career, Northern Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $38,623. 60% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,452.

Construction Careers in VA

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 8% $63,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Electrical & Power Installation 49

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