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Fast Facts for Mechanical Drafters in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Ames
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Davenport and Sioux City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Davenport

Salaries for Mechanical Drafters in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Waterloo

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More Iowa Drafting 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
Enrolled
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Davenport
Associates
7,872
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Calmar
Associates
4,786
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Sheldon
Associates
1,634

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Drafters

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

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 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
Waterloo-Cedar Falls70 $52,000
Cedar Rapids130 $56,960
Des Moines-West Des Moines90 $60,280
Dubuque70 $45,710

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