Construction Management in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Construction Management Programs in Louisiana


Around 0.4% of Louisiana's graduates graduate from construction management degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 429 construction managers graduate from Louisiana's 9 construction management schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a construction management program is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which was ranked 26th in the country in 2010, is located in Baton Rouge. In 2010, 156 students graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College's construction management program. Tuition at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College was $5,764 per year.

Louisiana Tech University, which is located in Ruston, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a construction management program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Louisiana Tech University graduated 26 students from its construction management program. Tuition at Louisiana Tech University was $5,545 per year.

University of Louisiana Monroe, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a construction management program. It is located in Monroe. 55 students graduated with degree in construction management from University of Louisiana Monroe in 2010. Students at University of Louisiana Monroe paid $4,636 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Louisiana's construction management schools ranges from $18,048 per year to $1,122 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,877 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana construction management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose - located in Saint Rose, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $5,764 per year
  3. Louisiana Tech University - located in Ruston, students are charged $5,545 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Louisiana construction management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year
  2. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus - located in Bogalusa, students are charged $1,176 per year
  3. Bossier Parish Community College - located in Bossier City, students are charged $2,174 per year

A construction management degree from a Louisiana school... what next?

The highest percentage of construction management graduates in Louisiana pursue careers as a construction manager. Louisiana had 2,970 construction managers in 2010. The largest populations of Louisiana construction managers are working in the following counties:

  1. Ascension County - 890 construction managers
  2. Calcasieu County - 170 construction managers
  3. Bossier County - 150 construction managers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of construction managers in Louisiana will grow by 1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,130 construction managers working in Louisiana.

Salary

A construction manager in Louisiana earns $73,390 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Louisiana construction managers earned as little as less than $38,460 per year or as much as more than $154,620 per year. A construction manager in the following Louisiana counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bossier County - $88,350 per year
  2. Ouachita County - $88,290 per year
  3. Bienville County - $82,130 per year

The following counties in Louisiana have the lowest average salaries for construction managers:

  1. Ascension County - $70,130 per year
  2. Lafourche County - $70,930 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $71,210 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Louisiana statistics regarding a career in construction management and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business management or real estate.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Construction Management in Louisiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management in Louisiana
  • Certificate in Construction Management in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,296 miles from location Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge LA 73.9386 46% 28,643
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,379 miles from location Louisiana Tech University Ruston LA 29.6827 51% 11,264
6,346 miles from location University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe LA 25.1569 67% 9,004
6,291 miles from location Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge LA 5.71139 n/a 8,104
6,438 miles from location Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City LA 8.24788 n/a 5,430
6,216 miles from location Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus Bogalusa LA 23.5699 n/a 1,911
6,417 miles from location Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden LA 16.1085 n/a 829
6,242 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose Saint Rose LA 24.1879 100% 706
 

Curious what studying Construction Management gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Louisiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Construction Laborers + 16,020 $26,600 4.3%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers + 10,120 $57,200 12.4%
3
Civil Engineers + 3,890 $92,730 52.5%
4
Construction Managers + 2,970 $73,390 12.5%
5
Construction and Building Inspectors + 900 $49,820 2.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are construction management related jobs in Louisiana