Drafting Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 14 accredited drafting schools where drafting faculty who teach drafting classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting training in Maryland, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  4. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  5. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  6. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  7. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  8. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  9. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  10. TESST College of Technology-Baltimore

    1520 S Caton Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21227-1063

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  11. Wor-Wic Community College

    32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804-7131

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  12. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  13. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

    11301 Red Run Blvd, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Drafting Employment

Maryland 3,340
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Maryland

3,360 3,510 3,890 3,960 3,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, drafting is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 20 less drafting professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 1%. This decline is slower than the national trend for drafting professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of drafting professionals working around the nation.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$43,853 $45,833 $47,935 $50,895 $52,400
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by drafting professionals are increasing. In 2006 drafting professionals made a mean salary of $43,853 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,400 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$31,318
25th percentile
$39,935
50th percentile
$50,370
75th percentile
$64,085
90th percentile
$77,002

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting. The pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Maryland

Architecture
$69,463
Civil Engineering
$64,700
Construction Management
$64,718
Design
$45,840
Drafting
$52,400
Industrial Design
$56,430
Interior Design
$55,920
Mechanical Engineering
$73,012

In Maryland, drafting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
16
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As the number of drafting professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited drafting schools in Maryland state is increasing. In 2006 there were 148 drafting graduates from drafting courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 230 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 55%. A majority of these graduates, or 64%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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