Construction Schools in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe has a population of 158,625 and is located in Maricopa county.

For Arizona residents, the average tuition for all Tempe construction schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $10,712.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Tempe construction schools was $15,304.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for construction schools in Tempe is $867.00. Students who live on campus while attending a construction school in Tempe, can expect to pay an average of $9,419.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $5,655.00. Students have a choice of one construction college in Tempe to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 169 students completed construction programs in Tempe.

Construction Schools in Tempe

Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ, 85281

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Carpentry / Carpenter
  • Certification in Electrician


  • Tuition (in-state): $1,704.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $7,488.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,352.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 16
  • Average aid received per student: $3,501.00

Construction Salary in Tempe

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Construction Managers$96,570.002,370
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$63,630.006,100
Brickmasons and Blockmasons$40,480.001,330
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers$37,150.004,840
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators$45,380.00470
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators$46,010.005,820
Glaziers$32,400.00Not available
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall$26,590.00320
Insulation Workers, Mechanical$36,670.00Not available
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$41,740.005,330
Plasterers and Stucco Masons$32,630.001,190
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers$36,850.00550
Construction and Building Inspectors$54,120.001,680
Elevator Installers and Repairers$61,130.00490
Fence Erectors$27,650.00Not available
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers$30,180.00490

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