Drafting Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

The city of Fort Smith has only one school where drafting faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the drafting academic community in Fort Smith, and the future trends. Academia in drafting includes drafting training at the drafting associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Drafting Employment

Fort Smith 150
Arkansas 1,240

Of the 1,240 drafting professionals employed in Arkansas, 150 work in Fort Smith. The number of drafting professionals in Fort Smith has grown by 67% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Fort Smith has increased, overall employment in Fort Smith has also increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Drafting employment growth

1,710 1,610 1,540 1,350 1,240
90 100 110 130 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$33,640 $35,255 $39,930 $41,377 $42,563
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

In Fort Smith, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,563 per year was earned by drafting professionals in Fort Smith. Drafting professionals in Fort Smith made a yearly average salary of $33,640, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Smith.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Fort Smith

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Drafting professionals in Fort Smith make a median yearly salary of $42,690. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,577 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,503 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Fort Smith

Construction Management
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Fort Smith


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Fort Smith


Fort Smith's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Fort Smith


In 2010 approximately 26 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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