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Associate in Applied Science



Computer Aided Drafting Design Job Outlook

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Business & Technology

Program Coordinator:
Marcus Million, 816.604.5298

Job Preparation:
Student Employment Services
Career Central - job bank

Computer aided drafting and design technicians are well paid for their knowledge, skill and experience.

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (national): $26.71 hourly / $55,550 annual
  • Median wages (Missouri): $26.44 hourly / $55,000 annual
  • Projected job growth (national 2018-2028): 2%

Job Titles

  • Drafting and Design Technician
  • Field or Design Technician
  • Mechanical Designer
  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Design Engineer
  • Technical Illustrator

Where you can find work

  • Architectural firms
  • Surveying companies
  • Engineering firms
  • Illustration companies
  • U.S. government
  • Self-employed

Additional career information

Last Modified: 12/5/19