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Drafting Schools
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Drafting faculty can choose to work at one of 2 drafting schools in Cedar Rapids. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Cedar Rapids, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Drafting Employment

Cedar Rapids 120
Iowa 1,820

Exactly 120 of the 1,820 drafting professionals employed in Iowa, work in Cedar Rapids. There has been a 59% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Cedar Rapids has also decreased.

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Drafting employment growth

2,210 2,140 2,060 2,100 1,820
290 240 280 270 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Cedar Rapids

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Cedar Rapids

$45,307 $43,810 $47,000 $43,560 $44,955
$36,200 $38,630 $40,100 $41,070 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Cedar Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cedar Rapids

In Cedar Rapids, salaries for drafting professionals have decreased. In 2010 Cedar Rapids drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,955. The average salary for drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids was $45,307 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids

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Drafting professionals in Cedar Rapids make a median yearly salary of $43,210. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,855 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Cedar Rapids

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Civil Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Cedar Rapids


There are 2 accredited drafting schools in the city. Many of Cedar Rapids' drafting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Drafting Programs Offered In Cedar Rapids


Cedar Rapids' drafting schools offer 2 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Cedar Rapids


Approximately 16 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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