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Drafting Schools
In Alpena, Michigan

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


Professional Trends

Alpena Vs. Michigan Drafting Employment

Alpena 80
Michigan 6,420

Exactly 80 of Michigan's 6,420 drafting professionals work in Alpena. There has been a 20% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Alpena between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of drafting professionals in Alpena has decreased, overall employment in Alpena has increased.

Alpena Vs. Michigan Drafting employment growth

8,960 8,070 8,080 6,840 6,420
100 70 60 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Alpena

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Alpena

$42,930 $43,310 $41,350 No data $43,660
$31,310 $32,500 $32,980 No data $33,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Alpena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Alpena

Salaries for drafting professionals in Alpena have increased. Alpena drafting professionals made $43,660 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for drafting professionals in Alpena was $42,930 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Alpena is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Alpena

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Alpena drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,465. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,340 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,255 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Alpena

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

Drafting professional salaries in Alpena are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Alpena


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Alpena


Alpena's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Alpena


Approximately 8 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Alpena, Michigan

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