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Drafting Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

Drafting faculty can choose to work at only one drafting school in Arlington. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Arlington, which includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Drafting Employment

Arlington 2,230
Virginia 5,020

Of the 5,020 drafting professionals employed in Virginia, 2,230 work in Arlington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Arlington, there has been a 19% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the employment for drafting professionals in Arlington has decreased, overall employment in Arlington has increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Drafting employment growth

3,980 7,930 6,670 5,750 5,020
2,770 3,140 2,900 2,690 2,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$46,170 $49,655 $52,788 $56,448 $58,800
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

Salaries for drafting professionals in Arlington have increased. Arlington drafting professionals made $58,800 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Arlington made an average salary of $46,170 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Arlington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Arlington

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $58,285 per year in Arlington. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,688 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Arlington

Industrial Design
Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

Arlington drafting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Arlington


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Arlington


There is one degree and certificate program in drafting offered by Arlington's drafting school.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Arlington


In 2010 approximately 12 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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