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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

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More California Architectural Drafters Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Oroville
Associate
12,228
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Pomona
Masters
21,477
Chico
Masters
17,034
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Visalia
Associate
11,697
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Torrance
Associate
24,895
San Jose
Associate
8,707
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Huntington Beach
Associate
13,354
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Irvine
Associate
9,805
Oakland
Associate
11,745
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Wilmington
Associate
8,850
Sylmar
Associate
8,493
Los Angeles
Associate
167
Woodland Hills
Associate
19,526
Valley Glen
Associate
17,264
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Moorpark
Associate
14,495
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
21,437
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Saratoga
Associate
11,210
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 180 $49,520
Chico 60 $54,430
Fresno 220 $49,510
Salinas 90 $55,670
San Diego-Carlsbad 1540 $61,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 5580 $61,190
Modesto 160 $47,890
Napa 50 $65,680
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 180 $57,440
Redding N/A $53,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 1000 $51,250
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 1040 $60,370
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 2840 $61,960
Stockton-Lodi 60 $47,930
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 800 $60,930
Vallejo-Fairfield 130 $57,050
Visalia-Porterville 80 $45,750
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 60 $41,850
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 60 $52,730
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 110 $52,820
Santa Rosa 120 $66,380

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