Drafting Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there is only one accredited school where drafting classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Rhode Island's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Drafting Employment

Rhode Island 530
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Rhode Island

600 590 560 470 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, drafting is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 70 less drafting professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 12%. This is slower than the trend for drafting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 16% between 2006 and 2010.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$44,815 $48,120 $47,555 $49,740 $48,928
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of drafting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by drafting professionals are increasing. The mean salary for drafting professionals in 2006 was $44,815 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,928 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Rhode Island state, within the field of drafting, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid drafting professionals earn 109% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering

Drafting professionals in Rhode Island earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited drafting school in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006 there were 18 drafting graduates from drafting courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 11 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 39%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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