Construction Schools in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles is located in Calcasieu county and has a population of 71,757.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in construction schools in Lake Charles during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $4,512.00. The average tuition was $7,200.00 for non-residents studying in Louisiana.

Books and supplies for construction schools in Lake Charles cost an average of $1,340.00. Students living on campus at construction schools in Lake Charles paid an average of $5,770.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $4,249.00. There is one construction college in Lake Charles for students to choose from. 30 students were reported to have graduated from construction programs in Lake Charles in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Construction Schools in Lake Charles

Sowela Technical Community College

3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA, 70616

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Electrician


  • Tuition (in-state): $1,392.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $2,784.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,236.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 125
  • Average aid received per student: $3,277.00

Construction Salary in Lake Charles

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Construction Managers$75,010.00180
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$55,560.00690
Brickmasons and Blockmasons$38,810.0080
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers$35,410.00160
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators$32,930.0060
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators$34,820.00480
Glaziers$33,110.00Not available
Insulation Workers, Mechanical$32,890.00110
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$45,280.00730
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers$35,570.0050
Construction and Building Inspectors$58,010.00Not available
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers$40,010.0060

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