Drafting in California

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in California


Each year, approximately 0.1% of California graduates receive degrees in drafting. That means an estimated 1,257 drafters graduate from California's 93 drafting schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in California with a drafting program is Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys Campus, which is located in Van Nuys. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys Campus' drafting program.

The second-ranked school in California that has a drafting program is Martinez Adult Education. Martinez Adult Education, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Martinez. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Martinez Adult Education drafting program.

The third-ranked school in California that has a drafting program is Ventura Adult and Continuing Education. Ventura Adult and Continuing Education, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Ventura. In 2010, Ventura Adult and Continuing Education graduated 13 students from its drafting programs. Students at Ventura Adult and Continuing Education paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of California's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,538 per year, though tuition can range from $18,048 per year to $624 per year. In 2010, the following California drafting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-San Diego - located in San Diego, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute - located in Concord, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Clovis - located in Clovis, students are charged $18,048 per year

The drafting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in California were:

  1. San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
  2. Victor Valley College - located in Victorville, students are charged $634 per year
  3. Cosumnes River College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional California statistics regarding a career in drafting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or drafting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in California
  • Bachelor's Degree in Drafting in California
  • Certificate in Drafting in California

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters 13,320 $54,900 -8.0%
2
Mechanical Drafters 4,540 $56,350 11.5%
3
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 3,120 $59,150 -14.5%
4
Drafters, All Other 1,720 $52,140 -39.0%
 

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