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Drafting Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

In Des Plaines, there is only one drafting school where drafting faculty can find employment. The trends in Des Plaines' drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Drafting Employment

Des Plaines 4,410
Illinois 6,600

Exactly 4,410 of Illinois' 6,600 drafting professionals work in Des Plaines. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Des Plaines has grown by 2%. As the employment for drafting professionals in Des Plaines has increased, overall employment in Des Plaines has also increased.

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Drafting employment growth

7,010 7,110 7,310 7,330 6,600
4,320 4,590 4,900 5,080 4,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Des Plaines

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$45,205 $52,475 $55,803 $54,032 $54,193
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

As the number of drafting professionals in Des Plaines has grown, salaries for drafting professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,193 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Des Plaines. The average salary for drafting professionals in Des Plaines was $45,205 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Des Plaines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Des Plaines

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $49,265 per year in Des Plaines. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 166%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,900 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,182 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

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Industrial Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Des Plaines


Many of Des Plaines' drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Des Plaines


Des Plaines' drafting schools offer 4 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Des Plaines


Approximately 27 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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