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Drafting Schools
In Bedford, Massachusetts

The city of Bedford has only one school where drafting faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Bedford, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Drafting Employment

Bedford 2,780
Massachusetts 4,470

Exactly 2,780 of the 4,470 drafting professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Bedford. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bedford, there has been a 16% decline in the number of drafting professionals. Overall employment in Bedford has increased.

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Drafting employment growth

5,430 5,460 5,320 5,000 4,470
3,320 3,340 3,460 3,190 2,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Bedford

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Bedford

$55,755 $58,850 $60,190 $56,615 $60,333
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Bedford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bedford

As the number of drafting professionals in Bedford has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Bedford drafting professionals made $60,333 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Bedford made an average salary of $55,755 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bedford.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Bedford

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Bedford drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,373. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,983 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,537 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Bedford

Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management
Industrial Design

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Bedford


There is only one accredited drafting school in the city. Many of Bedford's drafting professionals are graduates of this school.

Drafting Programs Offered In Bedford


Bedford's drafting schools offer 2 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Bedford


In 2010 approximately 25 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Bedford, Massachusetts

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