Drafting Schools
In Shelby, North Carolina

There is only one drafting school in Shelby for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Shelby, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Professional Trends

Shelby Vs. North Carolina Drafting Employment

Shelby 170
North Carolina 4,360

Of the 4,360 drafting professionals employed in North Carolina, 170 work in Shelby. Between 2006 and 2010, in Shelby, there has been a 13% growth in the number of drafting professionals. As the number of drafting professionals in Shelby has increased, overall employment in Shelby has also increased.

Shelby Vs. North Carolina Drafting employment growth

4,540 5,170 5,890 5,310 4,360
150 190 200 No data 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Shelby

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Shelby

$38,195 $40,360 $40,437 No data $47,023
$31,780 $33,100 $34,310 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Shelby
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shelby

As the number of drafting professionals in Shelby has grown, salaries for drafting professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,023 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Shelby. The average salary for drafting professionals in Shelby was $38,195 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Shelby.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Shelby

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $45,437 per year in Shelby. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 113%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,487 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,180 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Shelby

Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Shelby


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Shelby


Shelby's drafting schools offer 2 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Shelby


Approximately 9 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Shelby, North Carolina

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