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Drafting Schools
In Torrance, California

In Torrance, there are 3 drafting schools 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 Torrance, which encompasses drafting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Drafting Employment

Torrance 5,830
California 22,700

Of the 22,700 drafting professionals employed in California, 5,830 work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, in Torrance, there has been a 10% decline in the number of drafting professionals. As the employment for drafting professionals in Torrance has decreased, overall employment in Torrance has increased.

Torrance Vs. California Drafting employment growth

27,340 28,920 28,900 25,970 22,700
6,480 7,170 7,420 7,170 5,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Drafting VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$48,275 $50,990 $52,533 $55,122 $54,713
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Drafting in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

As the number of drafting professionals in Torrance has shrunk, salaries for drafting professionals have increased. Torrance drafting professionals made $54,713 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, drafting professionals in Torrance made an average salary of $48,275 per year. The growth in the salary of drafting professionals in Torrance is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Drafting professionals in Torrance

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Drafting professionals make a median salary of $51,572 per year in Torrance. The 10% of drafting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,905 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,050 per year.

Average Salaries for Drafting professionals and related professions in Torrance

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

Educational Trends

Drafting schools in Torrance


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

Drafting Programs Offered In Torrance


Torrance's drafting schools offer 4 drafting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Drafting Degrees In Torrance


Approximately 59 students completed drafting courses in 2010.

Drafting Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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