Drafting Schools
In Big Stone Gap, Virginia

In Big Stone Gap, there is only one drafting school where drafting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Big Stone Gap, and the future trends. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Big Stone Gap Vs. Virginia Drafting Employment

Big Stone Gap 80
Virginia 5,020

Exactly 80 of Virginia's 5,020 drafting professionals work in Big Stone Gap. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Big Stone Gap has shrunk by 38%. Overall employment in Big Stone Gap has increased.

Big Stone Gap Vs. Virginia Drafting employment growth

3,980 7,930 6,670 5,750 5,020
130 120 140 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Big Stone Gap

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Big Stone Gap

$32,825 $34,585 $35,545 No data $36,040
$29,180 $30,340 $31,840 No data $33,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Big Stone Gap
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Stone Gap

In Big Stone Gap, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Big Stone Gap drafting professionals made $36,040 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for drafting professionals in Big Stone Gap was $32,825 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Big Stone Gap is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Big Stone Gap

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $34,115 per year in Big Stone Gap. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,660 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 97% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Big Stone Gap

Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Management

Big Stone Gap drafting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Big Stone Gap


Many of Big Stone Gap's drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Big Stone Gap


Big Stone Gap's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Big Stone Gap


Approximately 5 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Big Stone Gap, Virginia

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