California Architectural and Civil Drafting Degrees And Schools

Career Information for Architectural And Civil Drafters in California

Fast Facts for Architectural Drafters in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and San Francisco
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Visalia, Salinas and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Diego and Oakland

Salaries for Architectural Drafters in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco

Schools for Architectural Drafters in California are listed below.

Selected Architectural Drafters Schools in California

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More California Architectural Drafters Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona Masters 21,477
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Cosumnes River College Sacramento Associate 12,967
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Cuyamaca College El Cajon Associate 9,358
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill Associate 19,768
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Evergreen Valley College San Jose Associate 8,707
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Laney College Oakland Associate 11,745
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington Associate 8,850
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar Associate 8,493
Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Los Angeles Associate 167
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills Associate 19,526
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Napa Valley College Napa Associate 7,169
National University La Jolla Masters 26,363
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Victor Valley College Victorville Associate 10,149
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Architectural Drafters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Architectural Drafters

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Architectural Drafters relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 220 $45060 1.09
Fresno 250 $49450 1.05
Chico 60 $57680 1.17
Oxnard 190 $57350 0.94
Thousand Oaks 190 $57350 0.94
Ventura 190 $57350 0.94
Redding 0 $50540 0
Riverside 890 $48830 0.99
San Bernardino 890 $48830 0.99
Ontario 890 $48830 0.99
Sacramento 740 $58450 1.22
Roseville 740 $58450 1.22
Arden 740 $58450 1.22
Arcade 740 $58450 1.22
Salinas 70 $55410 0.65
San Diego 1260 $58050 1.35
Carlsbad 1260 $58050 1.35
Los Angeles 5490 $56790 1.41
Long Beach 5490 $56790 1.41
Anaheim 5490 $56790 1.41
Modesto 130 $47360 1.1
Napa 30 $57290 0.69
Santa Cruz 50 $59150 0.88
Watsonville 50 $59150 0.88
Santa Maria 170 $52770 1.32
Santa Barbara 170 $52770 1.32
Santa Rosa 100 $60330 0.75
San Francisco 2810 $58680 1.86
Oakland 2810 $58680 1.86
Hayward 2810 $58680 1.86
Stockton 50 $45560 0.32
Lodi 50 $45560 0.32
San Jose 690 $58490 0.99
Sunnyvale 690 $58490 0.99
Santa Clara 690 $58490 0.99
Vallejo 60 $43700 0.66
Fairfield 60 $43700 0.66
Visalia 90 $46570 0.95
Porterville 90 $46570 0.95
San Luis Obispo 70 $27860 0.88
Paso Robles 70 $27860 0.88
Arroyo Grande 70 $27860 0.88
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