Drafting Schools In California

California has 93 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 California, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting
  • Bachelors degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova

    10863 Gold Center Dr, Rancho Cordova, California 95670-6034

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  2. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  3. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  4. Antelope Valley College

    3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93536-5426

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  5. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  6. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  7. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

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  8. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  9. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  10. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  11. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  12. Citrus College

    1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, California 91741-1899

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  13. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  14. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  15. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

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  16. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  17. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  18. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  19. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  20. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  21. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  22. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  23. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  24. Evergreen Valley College

    3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, California 95135-1598

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  25. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  26. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  27. Gavilan College

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020

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  28. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  29. Golden West College

    15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, California 92647-2710

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  30. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

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  31. Irvine Valley College

    5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618-0301

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  32. ITT Technical Institute-San Diego

    9680 Granite Ridge Dr, San Diego, California 92123

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  33. ITT Technical Institute-San Dimas

    650 W. Cienega Ave., San Dimas, California 91773

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  34. ITT Technical Institute-Orange

    4000 W. Metropolitian Dr., Suite 100, Orange, California 92868

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  35. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  36. Los Angeles Harbor College

    1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, California 90744-2397

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  37. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

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  38. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

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  39. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

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  40. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  41. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  42. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  43. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  44. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  45. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  46. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  47. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  48. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  49. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  50. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  51. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  52. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  53. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  54. College of the Redwoods

    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, California 95501-9300

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  55. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  56. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

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  57. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  58. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  59. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  60. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  61. College of San Mateo

    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, California 94402-3784

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  62. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  63. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  64. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  65. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

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  66. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

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  67. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  68. Ventura College

    4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, California 93003-3872

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  69. Victor Valley College

    18422 Bear Valley Rd, Victorville, California 92395-5850

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  70. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

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  71. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

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  72. ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar

    12669 Encinitas Ave, Sylmar, California 91342-3664

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  73. Los Angeles ORT College

    6435 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90048

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  74. Martinez Adult Education

    600 F St, Martinez, California 94553-3298

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  75. ITT Technical Institute-Torrance

    20050 S. Vermont Ave, Torrance, California 90502

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  76. ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino

    670 E Carnegie Drive, San Bernardino, California 92408

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  77. Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys Campus

    14519 W.Sylvan Street, Van Nuys, California 91411

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  78. Westech College

    3491 E. Concours Ave, Ontario, California 91764

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  79. ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard

    2051 Solar Dr Suite 150, Oxnard, California 93036

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  80. Ventura Adult and Continuing Education

    5200 Valentine Rd, Ventura, California 93003-0000

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  81. ITT Technical Institute-Lathrop

    16916 S. Harlan Rd, Lathrop, California 95330

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  82. Carrington College California-San Jose

    6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, California 95119

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  83. Carrington College California-Emeryville

    6001 Shellmound St., Ste. 145, Emeryville, California 94608

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  84. ITT Technical Institute-Clovis

    362 North Clovis Ave, Clovis, California 93612

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  85. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Concord

    1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400, Concord, California 94520

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  86. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Corona

    4160 Temescal Canyon Rd Ste 100, Corona, California 92883

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  87. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_West Covina

    1530 W Cameron Ave, West Covina, California 91790

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  88. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Culver City

    6101 W Centinela Ave, Culver City, California 90230

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  89. Norco College

    2001 Third St, Norco, California 92860

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Cities

  1. Drafting Schools in Los Angeles, CA3 Schools
  2. Drafting Schools in Torrance, CA3 Schools
  3. Drafting Schools in Sacramento, CA3 Schools
  4. Drafting Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  5. Drafting Schools in Ventura, CA2 Schools
  6. Drafting Schools in San Diego, CA2 Schools
  7. Drafting Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  8. Drafting Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  9. Drafting Schools in Bakersfield, CA1 Schools
  10. Drafting Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  11. Drafting Schools in Redding, CA1 Schools
  12. Drafting Schools in Glendora, CA1 Schools
  13. Drafting Schools in Riverside, CA1 Schools
  14. Drafting Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  15. Drafting Schools in Aptos, CA1 Schools
  16. Drafting Schools in Monterey Park, CA1 Schools
  17. Drafting Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  18. Drafting Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  19. Drafting Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  20. Drafting Schools in Ontario, CA1 Schools
  21. Drafting Schools in Irvine, CA1 Schools
  22. Drafting Schools in Ridgecrest, CA1 Schools
  23. Drafting Schools in Gilroy, CA1 Schools
  24. Drafting Schools in Norco, CA1 Schools
  25. Drafting Schools in Huntington Beach, CA1 Schools
  26. Drafting Schools in Clovis, CA1 Schools
  27. Drafting Schools in Santa Clara, CA1 Schools
  28. Drafting Schools in San Dimas, CA1 Schools
  29. Drafting Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  30. Drafting Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  31. Drafting Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  32. Drafting Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  33. Drafting Schools in Upland, CA1 Schools
  34. Drafting Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  35. Drafting Schools in Salinas, CA1 Schools
  36. Drafting Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  37. Drafting Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  38. Drafting Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  39. Drafting Schools in San Francisco, CA1 Schools
  40. Drafting Schools in Stockton, CA1 Schools
  41. Drafting Schools in West Covina, CA1 Schools
  42. Drafting Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  43. Drafting Schools in Lathrop, CA1 Schools
  44. Drafting Schools in Whittier, CA1 Schools
  45. Drafting Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  46. Drafting Schools in Fullerton, CA1 Schools
  47. Drafting Schools in San Mateo, CA1 Schools
  48. Drafting Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools
  49. Drafting Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  50. Drafting Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  51. Drafting Schools in Orange, CA1 Schools
  52. Drafting Schools in Concord, CA1 Schools
  53. Drafting Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  54. Drafting Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  55. Drafting Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  56. Drafting Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA1 Schools
  57. Drafting Schools in Eureka, CA1 Schools
  58. Drafting Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  59. Drafting Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  60. Drafting Schools in Moorpark, CA1 Schools
  61. Drafting Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  62. Drafting Schools in Rancho Cordova, CA1 Schools
  63. Drafting Schools in Pasadena, CA1 Schools
  64. Drafting Schools in Oxnard, CA1 Schools
  65. Drafting Schools in Martinez, CA1 Schools
  66. Drafting Schools in Rocklin, CA1 Schools
  67. Drafting Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  68. Drafting Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  69. Drafting Schools in Santa Barbara, CA1 Schools
  70. Drafting Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  71. Drafting Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  72. Drafting Schools in Corona, CA1 Schools
  73. Drafting Schools in Victorville, CA1 Schools
  74. Drafting Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  75. Drafting Schools in Emeryville, CA1 Schools
  76. Drafting Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Drafting Employment

California 22,700
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals that work in the US, approximately 11% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In California

27,340 28,920 28,900 25,970 22,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of drafting professionals is shrinking in California. There were 4,640 less drafting professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 17%. This decline is faster than the national trend for drafting professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of drafting professionals working around the nation.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in California

$49,725 $53,010 $53,992 $56,058 $55,635
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to drafting professionals are increasing in California. The mean salary for drafting professionals in 2006 was $49,725 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,635 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in California

10th percentile
$33,082
25th percentile
$41,282
50th percentile
$52,910
75th percentile
$67,278
90th percentile
$83,185

Thus, there was a 11% growth in drafting professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of California, 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 151%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in California

Architecture
$76,517
Civil Engineering
$70,763
Construction Management
$78,172
Design
$62,608
Drafting
$55,635
Industrial Design
$65,940
Interior Design
$56,240
Mechanical Engineering
$73,988

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
100
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
124
Total225

As the number of drafting professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 93 accredited drafting schools in California state is increasing. In California, there were 1,084 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,250 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in California. 55% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in California

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