Drafting Schools
In Springfield, Virginia

In Springfield, there is only one drafting school where drafting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Virginia Drafting Employment

Springfield 2,230
Virginia 5,020

Exactly 2,230 of the 5,020 drafting professionals employed in Virginia, work in Springfield. There has been a 19% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Virginia Drafting employment growth

3,980 7,930 6,670 5,750 5,020
2,770 3,140 2,900 2,690 2,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$46,170 $49,655 $52,788 $56,448 $58,800
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of drafting professionals in Springfield has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $58,800 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Springfield made an average salary of $46,170 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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Drafting professionals in Springfield make a median yearly salary of $58,285. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,688 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,018 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Springfield

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Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

On average drafting professionals in Springfield earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Springfield.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Springfield


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 27 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Virginia

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