Drafting Schools
In Palm Desert, California

The city of Palm Desert has only one school where drafting faculty can find employment. The trends in Palm Desert's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Drafting Employment

Palm Desert 1,070
California 22,700

Exactly 1,070 of California's 22,700 drafting professionals work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 27% decline in the number of drafting professionals. Overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Drafting employment growth

27,340 28,920 28,900 25,970 22,700
1,460 1,370 1,740 1,350 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$44,648 $49,238 $50,928 $51,835 $51,410
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of drafting professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Palm Desert drafting professionals made $51,410 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Palm Desert made an average salary of $44,648 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Palm Desert is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Palm Desert

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Palm Desert drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,065. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,762 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,428 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

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On average drafting professionals in Palm Desert earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Palm Desert.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Palm Desert

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There is one degree and certificate program in drafting offered by Palm Desert's drafting school.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Palm Desert

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Drafting Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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