Drafting Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there is only one drafting school where drafting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Lafayette, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Drafting Employment

Lafayette 330
Louisiana 3,310

Of the 3,310 drafting professionals employed in Louisiana, 330 work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lafayette, there has been a 3% growth in the number of drafting professionals. As the employment for drafting professionals in Lafayette has increased, overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Drafting employment growth

3,800 3,670 4,640 4,340 3,310
320 490 430 350 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$38,153 $39,873 $39,275 $38,977 $41,320
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Lafayette drafting professionals made $41,320 per year, on average, in 2010. Drafting professionals in Lafayette made a yearly average salary of $38,153, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$27,683
25th percentile
$32,270
50th percentile
$39,123
75th percentile
$48,810
90th percentile
$60,167

Drafting professionals in Lafayette make a median yearly salary of $39,123. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,683 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,167 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Design
$30,990
Interior Design
$36,550
Drafting
$41,320
Architecture
$59,405
Construction Management
$63,496
Mechanical Engineering
$66,095
Civil Engineering
$68,147

Drafting professional salaries in Lafayette are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Lafayette

1

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

Drafting Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

Lafayette's drafting schools offer 3 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Lafayette

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
105
Total108

In 2010 approximately 108 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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