Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, construction trades graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.
Construction Trades graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in construction trades is $57,609, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $67,780.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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