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Drafting Schools
In Rochester, Minnesota

Drafting faculty can choose to work at only one drafting school in Rochester. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Rochester, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. Minnesota Drafting Employment

Rochester 80
Minnesota 4,870

Of the 4,870 drafting professionals employed in Minnesota, 80 work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Rochester has shrunk by 43%. As the employment for drafting professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. Minnesota Drafting employment growth

6,000 5,700 5,640 5,270 4,870
140 140 170 90 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$41,325 $44,460 $45,370 $46,250 $45,165
$43,300 $44,510 $45,680 $48,190 $48,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of drafting professionals in Rochester has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Rochester drafting professionals made $45,165 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for drafting professionals in Rochester was $41,325 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Rochester

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Drafting professionals in Rochester make a median yearly salary of $43,985. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 68%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,860 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Rochester

Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Management

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Rochester


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Rochester


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by Rochester's drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 31 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Rochester, Minnesota

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