Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies and the types of students that study this field. Olympic College awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Island Drafting and Technical Institute and ITT Technical Institute-West Chester have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies. Tuition costs for Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies majors are, on average, $3,393 for in-state public colleges, and $20,300 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Engineering Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Engineering Technologies is 44.1, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Engineering Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (6,530) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies majors need more than the average amount of Programming, Operations Analysis, and Quality Control Analysis.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Drafting & Design Engineering Technologies majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Programming is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.