Drafting Schools In North Carolina

There are 13 accredited drafting schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach drafting classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in drafting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897

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  2. Beaufort County Community College

    5337 Highway 264 East, Washington, North Carolina 27889

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  3. Cleveland Community College

    137 S Post Rd, Shelby, North Carolina 28152-6224

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  4. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

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  5. Isothermal Community College

    286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale, North Carolina 28160-0804

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  6. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

    1333 Jake Alexander Blvd, Salisbury, North Carolina 28146-1595

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  7. Surry Community College

    630 S. Main St., Dobson, North Carolina 27017-8432

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  8. Alamance Community College

    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, North Carolina 27253-8000

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  9. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  10. ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte South

    4135 Southstream Blvd., Suite 200, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

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  11. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Morrisville

    3200 Gateway Centre Blvd, Ste 105, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560

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  12. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_High Point

    4050 Piedmont Parkway, Ste 110, High Point, North Carolina 27265

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  13. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Charlotte North

    10926 David Taylor Drive Ste 100, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Drafting Employment

North Carolina 4,360
National 197,280

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

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In North Carolina

4,540 5,170 5,890 5,310 4,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of drafting professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 180 less drafting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has shrunk by 4% in North Carolina. This decline is slower than the change in the number of drafting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$33,823 $49,973 $51,615 $51,688 $52,200
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to drafting professionals are increasing in North Carolina. Drafting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,823 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,200 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$30,995
25th percentile
$39,168
50th percentile
$48,592
75th percentile
$66,195
90th percentile
$79,675

Thus, there was a 35% growth in drafting professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of drafting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid drafting professionals earning 157% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Architecture
$62,867
Civil Engineering
$55,643
Construction Management
$59,372
Design
$46,424
Drafting
$52,200
Industrial Design
$67,850
Interior Design
$47,360
Mechanical Engineering
$61,554

In North Carolina, 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 North Carolina

associate
11
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total26

As the number of drafting professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited drafting schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 61 graduates in 2006. And there were 111 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 82%. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned a undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of drafting faculty in North Carolina, growth in the field of drafting academia and drafting faculty salaries in North Carolina. If you are involved in teaching drafting courses to students at the certificate in drafting, associates degree in drafting, and bachelors degree in drafting levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of drafting in North Carolina. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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