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Drafting Schools In Montana

There are 4 accredited drafting schools in Montana for faculty who teach drafting classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the state of Montana, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:


  1. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology

    3803 Central Ave, Billings, Montana 59102-9856

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  2. Montana Tech-College of Technology

    25 Basin Creek Rd, Butte, Montana 59701

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  3. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

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  4. Montana State University-Northern

    300 W 11th St, Havre, Montana 59501

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Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Drafting Employment

Montana 810
National 197,280

Approximately 0% of the country's drafting professionals work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Drafting professionals In Montana

700 780 920 720 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of drafting is growing. 110 more drafting professionals were working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 Montana

$38,697 $43,948 $44,870 $44,263 $47,512
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Montana, as the number of drafting professionals is growing, the salaries earned by drafting professionals are increasing. Drafting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,697 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,512 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Montana

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This represents a 19% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 99% pay differential between the highest paid drafting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of drafting in Montana.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Montana

Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Montana, 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 Montana


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited drafting schools in Montana is increasing. In 2006 there were 23 drafting graduates from drafting courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 26 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of drafting school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 13%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a associate's degree in drafting.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Montana

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