Drafting Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Drafting faculty can choose to work at one of 2 drafting schools in Seattle. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Drafting Employment

Seattle 4,240
Washington 6,040

Of the 6,040 drafting professionals employed in Washington State, 4,240 work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Seattle has grown by 37%. As the number of drafting professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Drafting employment growth

4,890 5,210 7,840 6,260 6,040
3,100 5,360 4,760 5,120 4,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$52,820 $57,670 $58,633 $59,680 $57,697
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of drafting professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for drafting professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,697 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Seattle. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $52,820 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Seattle

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $56,800 per year in Seattle. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,767 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,083 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Seattle

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Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Seattle


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Seattle


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

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 31 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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