Drafting Schools
In Kalamazoo, Michigan

Drafting faculty can choose to work at one of 2 drafting schools in Kalamazoo. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Kalamazoo, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kalamazoo Vs. Michigan Drafting Employment

Kalamazoo 170
Michigan 6,420

Exactly 170 of Michigan's 6,420 drafting professionals work in Kalamazoo. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kalamazoo, there has been a 41% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the number of drafting professionals in Kalamazoo has decreased, overall employment in Kalamazoo has also decreased.

Kalamazoo Vs. Michigan Drafting employment growth

8,960 8,070 8,080 6,840 6,420
290 200 160 160 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Kalamazoo

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Kalamazoo

$41,635 $44,040 $46,005 $48,585 $48,555
$37,180 $37,340 $38,790 $38,480 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Kalamazoo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kalamazoo

In Kalamazoo, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,555 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Kalamazoo. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for drafting professionals in Kalamazoo was $41,635 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kalamazoo.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Kalamazoo

10th percentile
$34,205
25th percentile
$39,355
50th percentile
$47,895
75th percentile
$57,540
90th percentile
$66,165

Drafting professionals in Kalamazoo earn a median salary of $47,895 per year. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,205 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 93% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Kalamazoo

Design
$31,250
Industrial Design
$31,780
Interior Design
$32,470
Drafting
$48,555
Construction Management
$56,242
Mechanical Engineering
$59,052
Architecture
$62,827
Civil Engineering
$64,740

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Kalamazoo

2

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

Drafting Programs Offered In Kalamazoo

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total6

Kalamazoo's drafting schools offer 6 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Kalamazoo

associate
16
bachelor
15
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
31
Total62

Approximately 62 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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