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Drafting Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has only one school where drafting faculty can find employment. The trends in Detroit's drafting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Drafting Employment

Detroit 710
Michigan 6,420

Exactly 710 of Michigan's 6,420 drafting professionals work in Detroit. There has been a 34% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Detroit has decreased, overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Drafting employment growth

8,960 8,070 8,080 6,840 6,420
1,080 890 910 940 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$48,595 $51,790 $49,598 $55,180 $53,720
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

Salaries for drafting professionals in Detroit have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,720 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Detroit. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $48,595 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Detroit

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Drafting professionals in Detroit earn a median salary of $51,273 per year. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,273 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Detroit

Civil Engineering
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Detroit


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's drafting schools offer 2 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 3 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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