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Drafting Schools
In Tampa, Florida

Drafting faculty can choose to work at one of 3 drafting schools in Tampa. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of drafting and drafting education in Tampa, which includes drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Drafting Employment

Tampa 1,170
Florida 10,650

Of the 10,650 drafting professionals employed in Florida, 1,170 work in Tampa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of drafting professionals in Tampa has shrunk by 41%. As the number of drafting professionals in Tampa has decreased, overall employment in Tampa has increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Drafting employment growth

13,800 14,360 14,520 12,930 10,650
1,980 2,140 2,350 2,100 1,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$42,340 $43,665 $45,463 $45,730 $46,195
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

As the number of drafting professionals in Tampa has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. In 2010 drafting professionals in Tampa reportedly earned an average salary of $46,195 per year. The average salary for drafting professionals in Tampa was $42,340 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tampa.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Tampa

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Drafting professionals make a median salary of $43,345 per year in Tampa. The difference in pay between the drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,822 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,728 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Tampa

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Tampa


Many of Tampa's drafting professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited drafting schools in the city.

Drafting Programs Offered In Tampa


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in drafting offered by Tampa's drafting schools.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Tampa


In 2010 approximately 105 students completed drafting courses.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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