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Drafting Schools In Alaska

Alaska has 2 accredited drafting schools where drafting faculty who teach drafting classes can find employment. The trends in Alaska's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Charter College in Anchorage

    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Drafting Employment

Alaska 350
National 197,280

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

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Alaska

540 570 460 480 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Drafting is a shrinking field in Alaska. 190 less drafting professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has shrunk by 35% in Alaska. This decline is faster 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 Alaska

$11,865 $64,633 $39,245 $63,868 $64,337
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to drafting professionals are growing in Alaska. Drafting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $11,865 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,337 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Alaska

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This represents a 82% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alaska state, within the field of drafting, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid drafting professionals earn 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Alaska

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited drafting schools in Alaska is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 62 graduates in 2006. And there were 11 graduates from drafting courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 82%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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