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Fast Facts for Mechanical Drafters in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, Santa Barbara and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, San Francisco and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, Riverside and San Diego

Salaries for Mechanical Drafters in California

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

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More California Drafting Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Monterey Park
Associates
34,578
Sacramento
Associates
31,858
Walnut
Associates
29,960
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,083
Pasadena
Associates
27,324
San Francisco
Associates
26,299
Long Beach
Associates
24,658
Torrance
Associates
24,349
Fullerton
Associates
24,124
San Marcos
Associates
23,848
Bakersfield
Bachelors
23,195
Fresno
Associates
22,771
Rancho Cucamonga
Associates
22,508
Costa Mesa
Associates
22,156
Sacramento
Associates
21,323
Riverside
Associates
20,863
Cupertino
Associates
20,674
Whittier
Bachelors
19,948
Mission Viejo
Associates
19,783
Pleasant Hill
Associates
19,775
Chula Vista
Associates
18,413
Rocklin
Associates
18,221
Stockton
Associates
17,849
Woodland Hills
Associates
17,655
Norwalk
Associates
17,218
Santa Barbara
Associates
16,385
San Jacinto
Associates
15,718
Valley Glen
Associates
15,648
San Diego
Associates
15,569
Oceanside
Bachelors
14,617
Lancaster
Bachelors
14,125
Irvine
Associates
13,395
Glendora
Associates
13,263
Ventura
Associates
13,174
Visalia
Associates
12,277
Salinas
Associates
12,072
Victorville
Associates
11,971
Santa Maria
Associates
11,739
Huntington Beach
Associates
11,610
Oroville
Associates
11,386
Palm Desert
Associates
11,146
Merced
Associates
10,912
Oakland
Associates
10,891
San Francisco
Masters
10,616
Norco
Associates
10,277
Fairfield
Bachelors
9,625
San Jose
Associates
9,575
San Mateo
Associates
9,263
Livermore
Associates
8,989
Wilmington
Associates
8,861
Saratoga
Associates
7,779
Napa
Associates
6,076
Gilroy
Associates
5,995
Van Nuys
Associates
291
Los Angeles
Associates
164
Ventura
N/A
96

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mechanical Drafters

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

2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1640 $62,860
Bakersfield80 $55,300
Modesto60 $46,720
SalinasN/A $51,380
Visalia-Porterville40 $52,650
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade220 $58,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward590 $71,730
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara420 $84,830
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara30 $74,910
Vallejo-Fairfield110 $62,760
Fresno50 $52,530
Stockton-Lodi80 $60,650
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario450 $53,400
San Diego-Carlsbad500 $74,490
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura120 $70,770
Santa Rosa30 $79,400

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