Drafting Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 6 schools where drafting faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Drafting Employment

Chicago 4,410
Illinois 6,600

Exactly 4,410 of Illinois' 6,600 drafting professionals work in Chicago. The number of drafting professionals in Chicago has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of drafting professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Drafting employment growth

7,010 7,110 7,310 7,330 6,600
4,320 4,590 4,900 5,080 4,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$45,205 $52,475 $55,803 $54,032 $54,193
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for drafting professionals in Chicago have increased. Chicago drafting professionals made $54,193 per year, on average, in 2010. Drafting professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $45,205, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$33,900
25th percentile
$40,948
50th percentile
$49,265
75th percentile
$61,720
90th percentile
$90,182

Drafting professionals make a median salary of $49,265 per year in Chicago. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,900 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,182 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Chicago

Interior Design
$53,490
Drafting
$54,193
Industrial Design
$54,620
Design
$58,565
Civil Engineering
$62,520
Architecture
$62,950
Mechanical Engineering
$64,836
Construction Management
$73,018

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Chicago

6

There are 6 accredited drafting schools in the city. Many of Chicago's drafting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Drafting Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by Chicago's drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Chicago

associate
49
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
63
Total112

In 2010 approximately 112 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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