With an AAS and BAS degree, students will go on to become leaders in the Building and Construction fields.
|Median Wage||Construction Managers||TN||2018||$72,632|
|Median Wage||Construction/First-Line Supervisors||TN||2018||$55,519|
|Entry-level Wage||Construction/First-Line Supervisors||TN||2018||$50,042|
- A student with an AAS degree in construction will enter the construction manager workplace with less leadership responsibility and likely entry pay of $50,000.
- A student graduating with a BAS degree in construction management will have opportunities for employment and will be given larger responsibilities and higher entry-level pay. This student will also be able to continue on to graduate studies, which gives them more opportunities for the future.
- When searching www.jobs4tn.gov under the keyword “Construction Managers” for current job opportunities, 8.55% require a bachelor’s degree and 2.56% require an associate degree. This data shows that there are more opportunities for graduates with a BAS degree. Data shows that 77.78% do not specify any degree. Based on experience, employers prefer for a construction manager to have a bachelor’s degree, but due to the shortage in the labor force, they are excited to hire AAS graduates as well.