Drafting Schools
In San Jose, California

In San Jose, there are 2 drafting schools where drafting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in San Jose, and the future trends. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Drafting Employment

San Jose 1,880
California 22,700

Exactly 1,880 of California's 22,700 drafting professionals work in San Jose. The number of drafting professionals in San Jose has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Drafting employment growth

27,340 28,920 28,900 25,970 22,700
1,850 2,240 2,360 2,230 1,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$59,448 $67,880 $67,293 $67,925 $63,253
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in San Jose reportedly earned an average salary of $63,253 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for drafting professionals in San Jose was $59,448 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in San Jose is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in San Jose

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Drafting professionals in San Jose make a median yearly salary of $61,392. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,842 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 153% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in San Jose

Interior Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Management

San Jose drafting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in San Jose


There are 2 accredited drafting schools in the city. Many of San Jose's drafting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Drafting Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by San Jose's drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 41 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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