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Drafters, All Other
 
Description

Drafters, All Other - All drafters not listed separately.

O*NET code 17-3019.00

 
Wages

The national typical annual salary for this occupation is $46,739 per year. Nationally, the typical hourly wage for this occupation is $22.47.The state typical wage is $33,998. The typical wage in New Mexico is well below the national average. In New Mexico, the typical hourly wage is $16.34 and most workers in this occupation earn between $14.46 and $18.15 per hour based on the 25th and 75th percentile wage in the survey.

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New Mexico Local Wages for Drafters, All Other
AreaEntry WageTypical WageExperienced Wage
National Annual$46,739
National Hourly$22.47
Statewide Annual$28,544$33,998$39,249
Statewide Hourly$13.72$16.34$18.87
+ Metro Areas
Albuquerque Annual$34,535$35,407$37,292
Hourly $16.60$17.03$17.93
Farmington Annual---
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Las Cruces Annual---
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Santa Fe Annual---
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+ Regions
Central Annual$34,535$35,407$37,292
Hourly $16.60$17.03$17.93
Eastern Annual---
Hourly ---
Northern Annual---
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Southwestern Annual---
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A dash '-' indicates that information is not available for this occupation or area.
Metro Areas refer to Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Regions refer to Workforce Investment Areas.
For more detailed information about New Mexico wages visit the Occupational Employment Statistics program website. Information displayed represents annual 2012 wages.

 
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Job Growth

New Mexico

2011 to 2021

In 2011 there were about 30 workers in this occupation in New Mexico. The Department of Workforce Solutions estimates that by 2021 this number will decrease by about -13 percent and an estmated 30 will be employed in this occupation. Employment growth in this occupation is declining. Job opportunities indicate few and keen competition, as there will be no openings due to growth or replacement needs in this occupation.

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New Mexico Local Needs for Drafters, All Other
AreaEstimated
Employment
2011
Projected
Employment
2021
Annual
Percent
Change
Total
Annual
Average
Openings
New Mexico3030-1.33%0
+ Metro Areas
Albuquerque----
Farmington----
Las Cruces----
Santa Fe----
+ Regions
Central----
Eastern----
Northern----
Southwestern----

A dash '-' indicates that information is not available for this occupation or area.
Metro Areas refer to Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Regions refer to Workforce Investment Areas.

Employment estimates are rounded.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau.

 
Education

Use this list to find educational opportunities for this occupation. Contact the specific schools directly to find out application requirements and program availability.

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New Mexico Schools with programs for Drafters, All Other
+ Bency Associates IT Computer Training
Website:http://www.bency.com
TypeStandardized Program Title
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting, Other
+ Brown Mackie College- Albuquerque
Website:http://www.brownmackie.edu/albuquerque/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Clovis Community College
Website:http://www.clovis.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell
Website:http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; < 1 yr.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Luna Community College Main Campus
Website:http://luna.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Luna Community College, Mora
Website:http://luna.edu/mora/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Luna Community College, Santa Rosa
Website:http://luna.edu/santa_rosa/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Luna Community College, Springer
Website:http://luna.edu/springer/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ New Mexico Junior College
Website:http://nmjc.edu
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ New Mexico State University - Grants
Website:http://grants.nmsu.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ New Mexico State University- Albuquerque
Website:http://abq.nmsu.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ NMSU - Dona Ana Community College
Website:http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Northern New Mexico College
Website:http://www.nnmc.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Northern New Mexico College - El Rito
Website:http://www.nnmc.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ San Juan College
Website:http://www.sjc.cc.nm.us/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ San Juan College - East
Website:http://www.sjc.cc.nm.us/pages/1742.asp
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ San Juan College - West
Website:http://www.sjc.cc.nm.us/pages/1740.asp
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Univerisity of New Mexico - Gallup
Website:http://www.gallup.unm.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
+ Western New Mexico University
Website:http://www.wnmu.edu/
TypeStandardized Program Title
Associate's DegreeDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs.Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

This list is updated once a year and is compiled from the NM Department of Higher Education and other sources.

 
License

No New Mexico occupational license is required.

Other available certificates or credentials may also be desirable. Additional local licenses or permits may be required, and individual businesses may have specific employment requirements. Licensing information is collected through a variety of New Mexico-based resources and does NOT include federal licensing requirements.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau, bi-annual survey of NM license boards and commissions.

 
WorkKeys Skill Levels

No WorkKeys scores are available for this particular occupation.

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Industires that Hire Drafters, All Other in New Mexico.
IndustryPercent of Employed
Educational Services*
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services*
Self-Employed Workers, Primary Job5.9%
Waste Management and Remediation Service*

* Data is confidential.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau Projections Unit

 
Common Titles
  • Apprentice, Drafter
  • Autocad Technician
  • Blueprint Tracer
  • CAD Designer (Computer-Aided Design Designer)
  • CAD Draftsman (Computer-Aided Design Draftsman)
  • CAD Operator (Computer-Aided Design Operator)
  • Chief Drafter
  • Commercial Drafter
  • Computer Drafter
  • Detail Drafter
  • Detailer
  • Detailer, Drafting
  • Drafter, Chief, Design
  • Draughtsman
  • Drawing Checker
  • Drawing Tracer
  • Engineer, Blueprint
  • Engineer, Drafting
  • Engineering Drafter
  • Estimator and Drafter, Utilities
  • Form Designer
  • Geological Drafter
  • Hull Drafter
  • Job Captain
  • Laboratory Worker
  • Layout Man, Drafting
  • Steel Detailer
  • Technician, Engineering
  • Tracer

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