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Drafting Schools In Connecticut

There are 7 accredited drafting schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach drafting classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in drafting training at the following levels:


  1. Porter and Chester Institute of Branford

    221 W Main St, Branford, Connecticut 06405

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  2. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  3. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  4. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  5. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  6. Porter and Chester Institute

    670 Lordship Blvd, Stratford, Connecticut 06615-7158

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  7. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Drafting Employment

Connecticut 3,300
National 197,280

Of all of the drafting professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Connecticut

4,160 3,930 3,820 3,500 3,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Drafting is a shrinking field in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 860 less drafting professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of drafting has shrunk by 21% in Connecticut. This decline is faster than the national trend for drafting professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of drafting professionals working around the nation.

Drafting VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$47,658 $49,570 $52,090 $53,225 $53,608
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to drafting professionals are growing in Connecticut. In 2006 drafting professionals made a mean salary of $47,658 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,608 per year.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Connecticut

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Thus, drafting professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting. The pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 113%

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Connecticut, drafting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited drafting schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006, 99 students graduated from drafting courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 125 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 26%. A majority of these graduates, or 90%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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