Drafting Schools In Nevada

Drafting classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited drafting schools in Nevada. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting training in Nevada, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. The Art Institute of Las Vegas

    2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, Nevada 89074-7737

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  3. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  5. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson

    168 N Gibson Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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  7. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Las Vegas

    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Drafting Employment

Nevada 1,020
National 197,280

Approximately 1% of the country's drafting professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Nevada

1,370 1,810 1,690 1,430 1,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of drafting professionals is shrinking in Nevada. 350 less drafting professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 26%. This decline is faster 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 Nevada

$47,630 $46,833 $50,025 $53,445 $56,508
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
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 Nevada. The mean salary for drafting professionals in 2006 was $47,630 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,508 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
$34,890
25th percentile
$40,785
50th percentile
$51,985
75th percentile
$69,940
90th percentile
$83,535

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 139% pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Nevada

Architecture
$72,287
Civil Engineering
$63,917
Construction Management
$73,508
Design
$52,870
Drafting
$56,508
Industrial Design
$59,550
Interior Design
$62,110
Mechanical Engineering
$67,256

In Nevada, 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 Nevada

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited drafting schools in Nevada is decreasing. In 2006 there were 65 drafting graduates from drafting courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 65 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 77%, graduated with an associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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