Drafting Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham has 2 schools where drafting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Birmingham, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Drafting Employment

Birmingham 40
Alabama 2,810

Of the 2,810 drafting professionals employed in Alabama, 40 work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Birmingham has shrunk by 64%. As the number of drafting professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Drafting employment growth

4,000 3,790 3,560 3,260 2,810
110 60 100 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$36,520 $39,270 $38,343 No data $39,180
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in Birmingham reportedly earned an average salary of $39,180 per year. Drafting professionals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $36,520, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Birmingham

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $34,050 per year in Birmingham. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,170 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $49,350 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

On average drafting professional salaries in Birmingham are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Birmingham


Many of Birmingham's drafting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited drafting schools in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Birmingham


Birmingham's drafting schools offer 4 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 29 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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The number of drafting faculty, growth in the field of drafting academia and drafting faculty salaries in Birmingham, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching drafting courses to students at the certificate in drafting, and associates degree in drafting levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of drafting in Birmingham. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


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