Drafting Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 15 accredited schools where drafting classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  3. Northeastern Technical College

    1201 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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  4. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  5. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  6. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  7. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  8. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  9. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  10. Tri-County Technical College

    7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

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  11. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  12. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  13. ITT Technical Institute-Greenville

    Six Independence Pointe, Greenville, South Carolina 29615

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Columbia

    1628 Browning Road, Suite 180, Columbia, South Carolina 29210

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  15. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_North Charleston

    2431 W Aviation Ave, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Drafting Employment

South Carolina 2,510
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In South Carolina

2,830 2,940 2,860 2,860 2,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Drafting is a shrinking field in South Carolina. There were 320 less drafting professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has shrunk by 11% in South Carolina. This decline is slower than the change in the number of drafting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of drafting professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$45,700 $48,938 $51,868 $51,627 $50,073
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In South Carolina, 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 $45,700 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,073 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$29,133
25th percentile
$37,933
50th percentile
$47,160
75th percentile
$59,137
90th percentile
$73,867

Thus, there was a 9% growth in drafting professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting. The pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 154%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Architecture
$58,500
Civil Engineering
$54,807
Construction Management
$56,550
Design
$42,946
Drafting
$50,073
Industrial Design
$52,500
Interior Design
$46,450
Mechanical Engineering
$64,382

In South Carolina, drafting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited drafting schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006, 157 students graduated from drafting courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 201 students graduated.

Thus there was a 28% percent increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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