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Drafting Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

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


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Drafting Employment

Lakewood 270
Washington 6,040

Of the 6,040 drafting professionals employed in Washington State, 270 work in Lakewood. There has been a 44% decline in the number of drafting professionals in Lakewood between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for drafting professionals in Lakewood has decreased, overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Drafting employment growth

4,890 5,210 7,840 6,260 6,040
480 570 540 410 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$48,443 $49,010 $49,363 $50,998 $49,113
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

Salaries for drafting professionals in Lakewood have increased. Lakewood drafting professionals made $49,113 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for drafting professionals in Lakewood was $48,443 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lakewood.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Lakewood

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Drafting professionals in Lakewood make a median yearly salary of $47,000. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,322 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 100% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Interior Design
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Lakewood


There is only one accredited drafting school in the city. Many of Lakewood's drafting professionals are graduates of this school.

Drafting Programs Offered In Lakewood


Lakewood's drafting school offers one drafting degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Lakewood


Approximately 11 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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