Drafters, All Other (17-3019)

Occupation description:  All drafters not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 107114 6.53 610
United States 15,90017,200 8.0500 9001,530

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.3716.0819.49 25.4031.0538.67

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
15028 18.752.7 37.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation31
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation13
UI claimants previously working in occupation29
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 90
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 30.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Construction Technology

Water, Buildings, and Architects

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
AutoCAD 2018 Level 1 Essentials
AutoCAD 2018 Level 2 Beyond the Basics
AutoCAD 2018 Level 3 Advanced
Revit Architecture 2017 L1 Fundamentals
Revit Architecture 2019 L1 Fundamentals

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Civil Technology CT1
Mech & Elect Drafting CT2
Structural Technology CT1

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Mechanical & Electrical Drafting CT1

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Drafting Technology CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Drafting Technology CT1

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD