Drafting Schools In Illinois

There are 43 accredited drafting schools in Illinois for faculty who teach drafting classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

    1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063

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  4. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  5. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

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  6. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  7. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  8. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  9. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  10. Illinois Valley Community College

    815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692

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  11. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  12. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  13. Kankakee Community College

    100 College Drive, Kankakee, Illinois 60901

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  14. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  15. Kishwaukee College

    21193 Malta Rd, Malta, Illinois 60150-9699

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  16. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  17. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  18. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  19. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  20. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  21. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  22. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  23. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  24. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  25. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  26. Vatterott College in Quincy

    3609 North Marx Drive, Quincy, Illinois 62305

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  27. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  28. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  29. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  30. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  31. Southeastern Illinois College

    3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946

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  32. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  33. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  34. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  35. ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect

    1401 Feehanville Road, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056-9823

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  36. Heartland Community College

    1500 West Raab Road, Normal, Illinois 61761-9446

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  37. Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

    5440 Fargo Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077

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  38. ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park

    11551 184th Place, Orland Park, Illinois 60467

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  39. ITT Technical Institute-Oak Brook

    800 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 100, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

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Cities

  1. Drafting Schools in Chicago, IL6 Schools
  2. Drafting Schools in Quincy, IL2 Schools
  3. Drafting Schools in Oak Brook, IL1 Schools
  4. Drafting Schools in Decatur, IL1 Schools
  5. Drafting Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  6. Drafting Schools in Sugar Grove, IL1 Schools
  7. Drafting Schools in Springfield, IL1 Schools
  8. Drafting Schools in Des Plaines, IL1 Schools
  9. Drafting Schools in Centralia, IL1 Schools
  10. Drafting Schools in Grayslake, IL1 Schools
  11. Drafting Schools in Cicero, IL1 Schools
  12. Drafting Schools in Ina, IL1 Schools
  13. Drafting Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  14. Drafting Schools in Kankakee, IL1 Schools
  15. Drafting Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  16. Drafting Schools in Mount Prospect, IL1 Schools
  17. Drafting Schools in Rockford, IL1 Schools
  18. Drafting Schools in Harrisburg, IL1 Schools
  19. Drafting Schools in Skokie, IL1 Schools
  20. Drafting Schools in Oglesby, IL1 Schools
  21. Drafting Schools in Elgin, IL1 Schools
  22. Drafting Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  23. Drafting Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  24. Drafting Schools in East Peoria, IL1 Schools
  25. Drafting Schools in Malta, IL1 Schools
  26. Drafting Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  27. Drafting Schools in River Grove, IL1 Schools
  28. Drafting Schools in Champaign, IL1 Schools
  29. Drafting Schools in Calumet City, IL1 Schools
  30. Drafting Schools in Danville, IL1 Schools
  31. Drafting Schools in Chicago Heights, IL1 Schools
  32. Drafting Schools in Mattoon, IL1 Schools
  33. Drafting Schools in Orland Park, IL1 Schools
  34. Drafting Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools
  35. Drafting Schools in Palos Hills, IL1 Schools
  36. Drafting Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  37. Drafting Schools in Woodridge, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Drafting Employment

Illinois 6,600
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Illinois

7,010 7,110 7,310 7,330 6,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Drafting is a shrinking field in Illinois. In 2010 there were 410 less drafting professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has shrunk by 6% in Illinois. This decline is slower 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 Illinois

$44,180 $49,523 $53,102 $52,485 $52,708
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to drafting professionals are growing in Illinois. In 2006 drafting professionals made a mean salary of $44,180 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,708 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$32,355
25th percentile
$40,280
50th percentile
$48,830
75th percentile
$60,255
90th percentile
$82,295

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, 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 154%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Illinois

Architecture
$62,530
Civil Engineering
$60,400
Construction Management
$70,242
Design
$58,056
Drafting
$52,708
Industrial Design
$58,520
Interior Design
$49,810
Mechanical Engineering
$65,298

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
36
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
47
Total83

As the number of drafting professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 43 accredited drafting schools in Illinois state is increasing. In Illinois, there were 494 graduates in 2006. And there were 589 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 19%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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