Construction Schools in Houston, Texas

Houston is located in Harris county and has a population of 1,953,631.

For Texas residents, the average tuition for all Houston construction schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $12,305.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Houston construction schools was $14,903.00.

The average cost of books and supplies for construction schools in Houston is $1,257.00. Students who live on campus while attending a construction school in Houston, can expect to pay an average of $9,508.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $5,624.00. There are two construction colleges in Houston for students to choose from. Construction programs in Houston reportedly graduated 165 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Construction Schools in Houston

Houston Community College

3100 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77266

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Electrical and Power Transmission Installation / Installer
  • Certification in Electrician


  • Tuition (in-state): $624.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $1,848.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,864.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,398
  • Average aid received per student: $3,154.00

Everest Institute-Bissonnet

9700 Bissonnet St-Ste 1400
Houston, TX, 77036

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Carpentry / Carpenter
  • Certification in Electrician
  • Certification in Plumbing Technology / Plumber


  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,159
  • Average aid received per student: $2,247.00

Construction Salary in Houston

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Construction Managers$84,470.009,260
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$59,950.0018,780
Brickmasons and Blockmasons$37,320.001,620
Stonemasons$31,230.00Not available
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers$30,430.004,900
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators$28,770.00860
Pile-Driver Operators$37,760.00Not available
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators$36,100.0012,080
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall$29,730.00920
Insulation Workers, Mechanical$37,320.001,440
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$44,860.009,980
Plasterers and Stucco Masons$36,360.00650
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers$31,170.001,550
Construction and Building Inspectors$55,500.001,480
Elevator Installers and Repairers$63,210.00920
Fence Erectors$28,300.00460
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers$33,360.001,870

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