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Drafting Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

The city of Albuquerque has 3 schools where drafting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Albuquerque, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Drafting Employment

Albuquerque 800
New Mexico 1,100

Exactly 800 of New Mexico's 1,100 drafting professionals work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albuquerque, there has been a 18% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the number of drafting professionals in Albuquerque has decreased, overall employment in Albuquerque has increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Drafting employment growth

1,470 1,620 1,450 1,310 1,100
980 910 900 850 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$45,553 $47,597 $50,173 $50,563 $50,747
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

Salaries for drafting professionals in Albuquerque have increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in Albuquerque reportedly earned an average salary of $50,747 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Albuquerque made an average salary of $45,553 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Albuquerque

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Drafting professionals in Albuquerque make a median yearly salary of $49,427. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,500 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,037 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Interior Design
Construction Management
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Albuquerque


Many of Albuquerque's drafting professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited drafting schools in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Albuquerque


Albuquerque's drafting schools offer 5 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Albuquerque


In 2010 approximately 66 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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