2022 Average Tuition for Construction Trades Career Programs

Total 134 trade schools offer the Construction Trades programs and its sub programs. We exclude 4-year colleges, but include some community colleges offering the Construction Trades program. The 2022 average Construction Trades tuition & fees is $11,392. The average contact hour for the programs is 712 hours and the average completion time is 10.77 months when a student learns the program as a full-time.
2022 Construction Trades Career Programs
Tuition & Fees$11,392
Books & Supplies Cost$845
Length of Program712.1 Contact Hours
Completion Time10.77 Months
(43.07 Weeks)

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Construction Trades

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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the laying and/or setting of exterior brick, concrete block, hard tile, marble and related materials, using trowels, levels, hammers, chisels, and other hand tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, blueprint reading, structural masonry, decorative masonry, foundations, reinforcement, mortar preparation, cutting and finishing, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $5,575
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $4,378
A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install indoor and outdoor residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems, and associated power transmission lines. Includes instruction in electricity, safety procedures, wiring, insulation and grounding, schematic blueprint interpretation, equipment operation and maintenance, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $10,622
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $10,612
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain and repair local, long-distance, and rural electric power cables and communication lines; erect and construct pole and tower lines; and install underground lines and cables. Includes instruction in cable installation and repair, fibre-optic technology, trenching, mobile equipment and crane operation, high-voltage installations, maintenance and inspection, safety, remote communications, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $8,808
Any instructional program in Electrical and Power Transmission Installers which is not categorized in sub area
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2022 Average Tuition: $11,478
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to keep a building functioning, and to service a variety of structures including commercial and industrial buildings and mobile homes. Includes instruction in the basic maintenance and repair skills required to service building systems, such as air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical, major appliances, and other mechanical systems
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2022 Average Tuition: $11,841
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install and repair fixtures, sheets, windows, and skylights made of glass, plexiglass, and other transparent materials. Includes instruction in site measurement, job analysis and estimation, material cutting and trimming, window and door installation, site safety, equipment operation and maintenance, specification interpretation, and applicable codes and standards
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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to finish exterior and interior structural surfaces by applying protective or decorative coating materials, such as paint, lacquer, and wallpaper. Includes instruction in surface preparation; selecting, preparing, and applying paints and other coatings; hanging wallpaper; equipment operation and maintenance; finish selection; safety and clean-up; environmental effects on finishes; adhesion properties; and applicable codes and standards
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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. Includes instruction in construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing
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2022 Average Tuition: $13,585
Any instructional program in Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection which is not categorized in sub area
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A program that prepares individuals to design, install, and test industrial and commercial piping systems and automatic fire and exposure protection systems. Includes instruction in water systems, steam systems, heating and cooling systems, lubricating systems, piping materials, installation tools operation and maintenance, valve installation and repair, technical mathematics, blueprint interpretation, and applicable codes and standards
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A program that prepares individuals to practice as licensed plumbers by applying technical knowledge and skills to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain piping fixtures and systems for steam, natural gas, oil, hot water, heating, cooling, drainage, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems in home and business environments. Includes instruction in source determination, water distribution, waster removal, pressure adjustment, basic physics, technical mathematics, blueprint reading, pipe installation, pumps, welding and soldering, plumbing inspection, and applicable codes and standards
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2022 Average Tuition: $10,483
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to set up, maintain, repair, and operate well drilling equipment; locate, drill, construct, and develop water, gas, and oil wells; and test and monitor wells to ensure adequate flow. Includes applications to home, business, and industrial uses
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Any instructional program in Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services which is not categorized in sub area
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2022 Average Tuition: $10,900
Any instructional program in Construction Trades which is not categorized in sub area
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2022 Average Tuition: $12,360

Average Income after Completing Construction Trades Program

The annual average wage after completing Construction Trades is $64,391 and hourly $30.96. This statistics is based on the employment and wage data (May 2019) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Next table shows the possible occupation and job list with average income having Construction Trades degree/certificate.
Average Income after completing Construction Trades Program
Occupation/Job TitleHourly WageAnnul Wage
Signal and Track Switch Repairers$34.95$72,690
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers$34.6$71,960
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$34.35$71,440
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers$33.92$70,550
Construction and Building Inspectors$30.96$64,390
Electricians$29.02$60,370
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$28.75$59,800
Structural Iron and Steel Workers$28.45$59,170
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas$27.44$57,070
Brickmasons and Blockmasons$27.15$56,470

Career Colleges Offering Construction Trades Vocational Program

San Diego, CA
$14,500 Tuition & Fees197 Students$5,298 Financial Aid4 Programs22 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
San Jose, CA
$15,375 Tuition & Fees171 Students$7,213 Financial Aid9 Programs12 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
El Centro, CA
$14,500 Tuition & Fees144 Students$13,722 Financial Aid5 Programs14 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Colton, CA
$14,500 Tuition & Fees135 Students$6,317 Financial Aid6 Programs17 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Watsonville, CA
$11,486 Tuition & Fees116 Students$12,252 Financial Aid6 Programs23 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Salinas, CA
$14,249 Tuition & Fees163 Students$13,422 Financial Aid4 Programs14 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Denver, CO
$11,241 Tuition & Fees5,059 Students$2,649 Financial Aid39 Programs11 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Hamden, CT
$16,327 Tuition & Fees371 Students$5,588 Financial Aid9 Programs18 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
New Britain, CT
$31,559 Tuition & Fees612 Students$4,676 Financial Aid4 Programs14 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Stratford, CT
$15,775 Tuition & Fees1,819 Students$5,400 Financial Aid11 Programs13 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Starke, FL
$6,904 Tuition & Fees131 Students$5,446 Financial Aid11 Programs6 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Tallahassee, FL
$3,640 Tuition & Fees1,169 Students$3,712 Financial Aid31 Programs20 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Lakeland, FL
$10,400 Tuition & Fees450 Students$6,581 Financial Aid28 Programs7 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Clearwater, FL
$5,041 Tuition & Fees663 Students$3,027 Financial Aid25 Programs8 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Winter Haven, FL
$10,398 Tuition & Fees365 Students$4,913 Financial Aid27 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Panama City, FL
$4,280 Tuition & Fees283 Students$5,430 Financial Aid20 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Topeka, KS
$8,323 Tuition & Fees1,107 Students$2,399 Financial Aid37 Programs14 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Baltimore, MD
$18,064 Tuition & Fees627 Students$6,265 Financial Aid7 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
South Easton, MA
$11,125 Tuition & Fees120 Students$1,812 Financial Aid8 Programs6 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Plainwell, MI
$11,356 Tuition & Fees108 Students$6,077 Financial Aid13 Programs5 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio