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Drafting Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

The city of Columbus has 3 schools where drafting faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Columbus, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Drafting Employment

Columbus 1,330
Ohio 7,270

Exactly 1,330 of Ohio's 7,270 drafting professionals work in Columbus. The number of drafting professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 20% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Drafting employment growth

8,020 7,830 8,600 7,780 7,270
1,670 1,620 1,650 1,290 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$40,093 $40,315 $43,250 $46,480 $45,725
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of drafting professionals in Columbus has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Columbus drafting professionals made $45,725 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for drafting professionals in Columbus was $40,093 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Columbus

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

Drafting professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $43,042. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,662 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,485 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Columbus

Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Columbus


There are 3 accredited drafting schools in the city. Many of Columbus' drafting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Drafting Programs Offered In Columbus


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by Columbus' drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 16 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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