Drafting Schools
In Salem, Virginia

Drafting faculty can choose to work at only one drafting school in Salem. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Salem, which encompasses drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Drafting Employment

Salem 140
Virginia 5,020

Of the 5,020 drafting professionals employed in Virginia, 140 work in Salem. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Salem has shrunk by 50%. As the number of drafting professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Drafting employment growth

3,980 7,930 6,670 5,750 5,020
280 210 160 170 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$40,627 $41,477 $43,740 $40,545 $40,260
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of drafting professionals in Salem has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Salem drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,260. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Salem made an average salary of $40,627 per year. The decline in the salary of drafting professionals in Salem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Salem

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Salem drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,340. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,810 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Salem

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering
Interior Design

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Salem


There is only one accredited drafting school in the city. Many of Salem's drafting professionals are graduates of this school.

Drafting Programs Offered In Salem

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

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Salem

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Drafting Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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