Drafting Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

There is only one drafting school in La Plata for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in La Plata, which includes drafting training at the drafting certificate level.


Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Drafting Employment

La Plata 2,230
Maryland 3,340

Exactly 2,230 of the 3,340 drafting professionals employed in Maryland, work in La Plata. Between 2006 and 2010, in La Plata, there has been a 19% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the employment for drafting professionals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Drafting employment growth

3,360 3,510 3,890 3,960 3,340
2,770 3,140 2,900 2,690 2,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$46,170 $49,655 $52,788 $56,448 $58,800
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

In La Plata, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 La Plata drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,800. The average salary for drafting professionals in La Plata was $46,170 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in La Plata is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in La Plata

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Drafting professionals in La Plata make a median yearly salary of $58,285. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,688 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,018 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in La Plata

Industrial Design
Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in La Plata


Many of La Plata's drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In La Plata


La Plata's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In La Plata


Approximately 11 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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