Drafting Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 18 accredited drafting schools where drafting faculty who teach drafting classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in drafting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus

    4311 South MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-3137

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  2. Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus

    9697 Airline Hwy, Sorrento, Louisiana 70778-3007

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  3. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus

    3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805

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  4. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

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  5. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  6. Delta School of Business and Technology

    517 Broad St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

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  7. Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita Campus

    609 Vocational Pky, West Monroe, Louisiana 71292-9064

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  8. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  9. ITI Technical College

    13944 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

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  10. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

    1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909

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  11. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

    814 Constable Street, Minden, Louisiana 71055-0000

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  12. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

    310 St Charles St, Houma, Louisiana 70360-2863

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  13. Sowela Technical Community College

    3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70616

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  14. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus

    1710 Sullivan Dr, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

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  15. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus

    900 Youngs Road, Morgan City, Louisiana 70380

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  16. Herzing University in Kenner

    2500 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70062

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  17. ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose

    140 James Drive East, Saint Rose, Louisiana 70087

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  18. ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge

    14141 Airline Highway, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Drafting Employment

Louisiana 3,310
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Louisiana

3,800 3,670 4,640 4,340 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Drafting is a shrinking field in Louisiana. 490 less drafting professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for drafting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 16% between 2006 and 2010.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$41,930 $43,885 $46,462 $48,105 $50,418
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to drafting professionals are increasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for drafting professionals in 2006 was $41,930 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,418 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$30,870
25th percentile
$38,732
50th percentile
$47,755
75th percentile
$59,730
90th percentile
$76,545

Thus, drafting professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Louisiana state, within the field of drafting, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid drafting professionals earn 148% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Architecture
$59,090
Civil Engineering
$62,130
Construction Management
$59,948
Design
$44,074
Drafting
$50,418
Industrial Design
$0
Interior Design
$50,610
Mechanical Engineering
$67,726

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
20
Total35

As the number of drafting professionals is decreasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited drafting schools in Louisiana state is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 133 graduates in 2006. And there were 477 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 259% percent increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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