Drafting Schools In West Virginia

There are 10 accredited drafting schools in West Virginia for faculty who teach drafting classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:

  • Drafting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Drafting


Schools

  1. Ben Franklin Career Center

    500 28th St, Dunbar, West Virginia 25064

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  2. Mercer County Technical Education Center

    1397 Stafford Dr, Princeton, West Virginia 24740

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  3. Academy of Careers and Technology

    390 Stanaford Rd, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

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  4. Fayette Institute of Technology

    300 West Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901

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  5. Putnam Career and Technical Center

    300 Roosevelt Boulevard, Eleanor, West Virginia 25070-0640

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  6. Carver Career Center

    4799 Midland Dr, Charleston, West Virginia 25306-6397

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  7. Pierpont Community and Technical College

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

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  8. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  9. Bridgemont Community and Technical College

    619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  10. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Huntington

    5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40, Huntington, West Virginia 25705

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Drafting Employment

West Virginia 730
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In West Virginia

690 730 740 860 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, drafting is a growing field. 40 more drafting professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has grown by 6% in West Virginia. This growth is slower than the national trend for drafting professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of drafting professionals working around the nation.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$39,537 $43,757 $31,722 $41,497 $40,297
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of drafting professionals is growing, the salaries paid to drafting professionals are increasing in West Virginia. In 2006 drafting professionals made a mean salary of $39,537 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,297 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$24,037
25th percentile
$31,147
50th percentile
$37,083
75th percentile
$48,763
90th percentile
$62,303

Thus, drafting professionals' salaries grew by 2% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 159% pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting in West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Architecture
$54,595
Civil Engineering
$48,317
Construction Management
$57,680
Design
$38,775
Drafting
$40,297
Industrial Design
$68,560
Interior Design
$29,150
Mechanical Engineering
$60,344

Drafting professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited drafting schools in West Virginia is decreasing. In West Virginia, there were 64 graduates in 2006. And there were 26 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

This represents a 59% decrease in the number of drafting degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. Most of these graduates, or 62%, earned an undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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