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Drafting Schools
In San Francisco, California

The city of San Francisco has only one school where drafting faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in drafting in the city of San Francisco, which encompasses drafting training at the drafting certificate level.


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Drafting Employment

San Francisco 1,640
California 22,700

Exactly 1,640 of the 22,700 drafting professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Francisco, there has been a 14% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the number of drafting professionals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Drafting employment growth

27,340 28,920 28,900 25,970 22,700
1,900 2,040 2,090 1,880 1,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$56,528 $56,088 $58,153 $63,445 $63,295
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of drafting professionals in San Francisco has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. San Francisco drafting professionals made $63,295 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in San Francisco made an average salary of $56,528 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in San Francisco

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San Francisco drafting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,188. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,970 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,680 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in San Francisco

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in San Francisco


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

Drafting Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's drafting schools offer 2 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 17 students graduated from drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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