Drafting Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

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

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Drafting Employment

Lake Charles 30
Louisiana 3,310

Exactly 30 of Louisiana's 3,310 drafting professionals work in Lake Charles. The number of drafting professionals in Lake Charles has shrunk by 70% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has also decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Drafting employment growth

3,800 3,670 4,640 4,340 3,310
100 70 160 40 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$45,060 $53,240 $60,755 $43,150 $45,000
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of drafting professionals in Lake Charles has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Lake Charles drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,000. The average salary for drafting professionals in Lake Charles was $45,060 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of drafting professionals in Lake Charles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Lake Charles

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Drafting professionals in Lake Charles earn a median salary of $42,520 per year. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 178% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Construction Management
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Lake Charles


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' drafting schools offer 4 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Lake Charles


Approximately 60 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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