Drafting Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 14 accredited drafting schools where drafting faculty who teach drafting classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting training in Arkansas, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

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  2. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

    183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832

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  3. Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute

    1620 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335-0925

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  4. East Arkansas Community College

    1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

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  5. Arkansas Northeastern College

    2501 S Division, Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109

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  6. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  7. Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale

    709 S Old Missouri Rd, Springdale, Arkansas 72764

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  8. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

    1537 University Blvd., Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

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  9. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  10. Pulaski Technical College

    3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347

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  11. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

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  12. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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  13. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock

    4520 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-9925

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Drafting Employment

Arkansas 1,240
National 197,280

Approximately 1% of the country's drafting professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Arkansas

1,710 1,610 1,540 1,350 1,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, drafting is a shrinking field. 470 less drafting professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 27%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of drafting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$40,308 $40,620 $42,192 $40,522 $41,990
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to drafting professionals are increasing in Arkansas. In 2006 drafting professionals made a mean salary of $40,308 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$28,150
25th percentile
$33,745
50th percentile
$41,088
75th percentile
$49,342
90th percentile
$58,208

Thus, there was a 4% growth in drafting professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arkansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting. The pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 107%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Architecture
$53,713
Civil Engineering
$53,150
Construction Management
$51,854
Design
$40,072
Drafting
$41,990
Industrial Design
$48,230
Interior Design
$35,460
Mechanical Engineering
$55,286

In Arkansas, drafting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Drafting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total21

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited drafting schools in Arkansas is increasing. In Arkansas, there were 155 graduates in 2006. And there were 167 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of drafting degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 62%, earned an undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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