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Drafting Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There is only one drafting school in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Drafting Employment

New Orleans 980
Louisiana 3,310

Exactly 980 of Louisiana's 3,310 drafting professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 17% growth in the number of drafting professionals. As the employment for drafting professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Drafting employment growth

3,800 3,670 4,640 4,340 3,310
840 1,390 1,050 990 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$43,508 $45,570 $47,140 $48,940 $51,585
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of drafting professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for drafting professionals have also increased. In 2010 New Orleans drafting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,585. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $43,508 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in New Orleans

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75th percentile
90th percentile

Drafting professionals make a median salary of $49,512 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,532 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,482 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in New Orleans

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Construction Management
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

On average drafting professional salaries in New Orleans are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' drafting professionals are graduates of the only accredited drafting school in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by New Orleans' drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In New Orleans


Approximately 39 students graduated from drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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