Drafting Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 2 drafting schools where drafting faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Drafting Employment

Portland 1,920
Oregon 2,500

Exactly 1,920 of the 2,500 drafting professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 20% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Drafting employment growth

3,400 3,580 3,590 3,060 2,500
2,410 2,490 2,570 2,240 1,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$46,360 $46,110 $47,193 $47,512 $51,335
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of drafting professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 Portland drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,335. Drafting professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $46,360, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$35,392
25th percentile
$41,595
50th percentile
$48,648
75th percentile
$59,470
90th percentile
$73,642

Portland drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,648. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,392 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,642 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Portland

Interior Design
$48,950
Drafting
$51,335
Design
$58,260
Civil Engineering
$59,933
Architecture
$61,320
Construction Management
$66,416
Mechanical Engineering
$67,298
Industrial Design
$87,820

Drafting professional salaries in Portland are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Portland

2

Many of Portland's drafting professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited drafting schools in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Portland

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by Portland's drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Portland

associate
46
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
18
Total64

In 2010 approximately 64 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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