Drafting Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 25 accredited schools where drafting classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the state of Virginia, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  2. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  3. Eastern Shore Community College

    29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, Virginia 23410

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  4. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  5. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  6. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  7. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  8. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  9. Paul D Camp Community College

    100 N College Dr, Franklin, Virginia 23851

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  10. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  11. Southside Virginia Community College

    109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821

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  12. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  13. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  14. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  15. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  16. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  17. Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

    64 James Anderson Road, Fishersville, Virginia 22939-1500

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  18. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  19. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

    863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-3701

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Richmond

    300 Gateway Centre Pky, Richmond, Virginia 23235-5139

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  21. ITT Technical Institute-Springfield in Springfield

    7300 Boston Blvd, Springfield, Virginia 22153

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  22. ITT Technical Institute-Chantilly

    14420 Albemarle Point Pl, Suite 100, Chantilly, Virginia 20151

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  23. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Salem

    2159 Apperson Dr, Salem, Virginia 24153

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Drafting Employment

Virginia 5,020
National 197,280

Approximately 3% of the country's drafting professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Virginia

3,980 7,930 6,670 5,750 5,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, drafting is a growing field. In Virginia, 1,040 more drafting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Virginia

$43,375 $45,875 $48,553 $48,022 $49,528
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by drafting professionals is increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for drafting professionals in 2006 was $43,375 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,528 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$31,270
25th percentile
$38,520
50th percentile
$47,475
75th percentile
$58,575
90th percentile
$71,962

Thus, drafting professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, 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 130%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Virginia

Architecture
$60,943
Civil Engineering
$59,797
Construction Management
$63,950
Design
$49,902
Drafting
$49,528
Industrial Design
$56,740
Interior Design
$53,070
Mechanical Engineering
$72,118

In Virginia, drafting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Drafting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Virginia

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
16
Total32

The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited drafting schools in Virginia is increasing. In Virginia, there were 37 graduates in 2006. And there were 250 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 576%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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