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Fast Facts for Employment in California

At the end of 2016, employment levels in Los Angeles County were the highest in the state at 4,415,700. Napa County had the smallest employment level at 73,200.

Source: County Employment and Wages in California – Fourth Quarter 2016, https://www.bls.gov/regions/west/news-release/countyemploymentandwages_california.htm

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More California Architectural Drafters Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Northridge
Doctorate
39,916
Long Beach
Doctorate
37,776
Monterey Park
Associates
36,970
San Diego
Doctorate
34,688
Sacramento
Associates
30,519
Sacramento
Doctorate
30,510
Walnut
Associates
29,446
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,260
Pasadena
Associates
27,165
Pomona
Doctorate
25,326
Long Beach
Associates
24,704
Fresno
Doctorate
24,405
Fullerton
Associates
24,073
Torrance
Associates
24,033
San Marcos
Associates
23,923
Fresno
Associates
22,925
Bakersfield
Bachelors
22,710
Sacramento
Associates
22,042
Rancho Cucamonga
Associates
22,002
Costa Mesa
Associates
21,731
Cupertino
Associates
21,716
San Francisco
Associates
21,189
Norwalk
Associates
20,979
Woodland Hills
Associates
20,618
Santa Clarita
Associates
19,966
Mission Viejo
Associates
19,646
Riverside
Associates
19,644
Pleasant Hill
Associates
19,419
Whittier
Bachelors
19,220
Chula Vista
Associates
18,727
Valley Glen
Associates
18,643
Stockton
Associates
18,102
Rocklin
Associates
17,833
Chico
Masters
17,557
La Jolla
Masters
17,192
San Diego
Associates
16,726
Santa Barbara
Associates
16,642
San Jacinto
Associates
15,497
Oceanside
Bachelors
14,801
Irvine
Associates
14,147
Lancaster
Bachelors
14,105
Sacramento
Associates
14,010
Moorpark
Associates
14,010
Ventura
Associates
12,851
Glendora
Associates
12,753
Salinas
Associates
12,328
Santa Maria
Associates
12,012
Visalia
Associates
11,959
Huntington Beach
Associates
11,857
Victorville
Associates
11,789
San Francisco
Masters
11,672
Oroville
Associates
11,300
Oakland
Associates
10,928
Palm Desert
Associates
10,792
Merced
Associates
10,750
Norco
Associates
9,831
El Cajon
Associates
9,738
Fairfield
Bachelors
9,736
Wilmington
Associates
9,400
Riverside
Doctorate
9,157
San Jose
Associates
9,092
Livermore
Associates
9,049
San Mateo
Associates
9,048
Saratoga
Associates
8,263
Marysville
Associates
6,370
Napa
Associates
6,148
Gilroy
Associates
5,847
Eureka
Associates
4,804
Los Angeles
Associates
324
Van Nuys
Associates
184
Ventura
N/A
109

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Santa RosaN/A $71,090
Bakersfield160 $52,570
Chico60 $50,700
Fresno260 $51,780
Salinas90 $56,420
San Diego-Carlsbad1520 $62,280
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim5780 $60,950
Modesto130 $52,490
Napa60 $59,960
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura130 $58,480
Redding50 $51,970
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario980 $55,520
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade960 $64,600
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward2870 $65,870
Stockton-Lodi90 $52,210
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara830 $61,780
Vallejo-Fairfield110 $60,840
Visalia-Porterville90 $44,130
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande100 $44,270
Santa Cruz-Watsonville60 $54,280
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara80 $52,670

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