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Fast Facts for Mechanical Drafters in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge and Lafayette

Salaries for Mechanical Drafters in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana 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
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Lafayette
Associates
6,396
Grambling
Doctorate
4,863
Bogalusa
Associates
3,839
Monroe
Associates
3,242
Lake Charles
Associates
3,241
Morgan City
Associates
2,176
Schriever
Associates
2,063
Alexandria
Associates
2,052
Gonzales
Associates
1,980
Baton Rouge
Associates
1,202
Baton Rouge
Associates
593

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Drafters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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
Baton Rouge280 $69,850
Lafayette70 $52,910
Lake Charles30 $62,710
New Orleans-Metairie230 $70,860
Shreveport-Bossier CityN/A $
Houma-ThibodauxN/A $

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