Drafting Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

There is only one drafting school in Des Moines for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Des Moines, which encompasses drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Drafting Employment

Des Moines 360
Iowa 1,820

Exactly 360 of the 1,820 drafting professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Des Moines has shrunk by 23%. As the employment for drafting professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Drafting employment growth

2,210 2,140 2,060 2,100 1,820
470 440 320 390 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$40,217 $39,778 $40,760 $44,942 $43,997
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

As the number of drafting professionals in Des Moines has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,997 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Des Moines. The average salary for drafting professionals in Des Moines was $40,217 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Des Moines

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Drafting professionals in Des Moines earn a median salary of $42,223 per year. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,907 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Des Moines

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Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Des Moines


There is only one accredited drafting school in the city. Many of Des Moines' drafting professionals are graduates of this school.

Drafting Programs Offered In Des Moines


Des Moines' drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Des Moines


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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