Drafting Schools
In Rapid City, South Dakota

There is only one drafting school in Rapid City for faculty to choose from. The trends in Rapid City's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Drafting Employment

Rapid City 60
South Dakota 400

Of the 400 drafting professionals employed in South Dakota, 60 work in Rapid City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Rapid City has grown by 20%. As the employment for drafting professionals in Rapid City has increased, overall employment in Rapid City has also increased.

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Drafting employment growth

500 450 470 460 400
50 60 70 70 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Rapid City

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Rapid City

$28,370 $28,270 $31,050 $33,380 $35,580
$30,510 $31,700 $33,000 $33,650 $34,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Rapid City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rapid City

In Rapid City, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $35,580 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Rapid City. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Rapid City made an average salary of $28,370 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Rapid City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Rapid City

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Rapid City drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $35,420. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 77%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,220 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $46,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Rapid City

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

On average drafting professional salaries in Rapid City are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Rapid City


Many of Rapid City's drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Rapid City


Rapid City's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Rapid City


In 2010 approximately 17 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Rapid City, South Dakota

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