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Drafting Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Drafting faculty can choose to work at only one drafting school in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of Columbia, which encompasses drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Drafting Employment

Columbia 440
South Carolina 2,510

Exactly 440 of South Carolina's 2,510 drafting professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 5% growth in the number of drafting professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of drafting professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Drafting employment growth

2,830 2,940 2,860 2,860 2,510
420 440 470 480 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$42,897 $45,387 $46,987 $47,390 $46,990
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of drafting professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for drafting professionals have also increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $46,990 per year. The average salary for drafting professionals in Columbia was $42,897 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Columbia

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $45,760 per year in Columbia. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,520 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 101% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Columbia

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Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Columbia


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Columbia


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

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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