Drafting Schools in Texas

Texas, which has an Arid climate, offers many possibilities for students seeking to advanced knowledge in almost any field of study. Drafting schools in Texas can help students gain the experience and education needed to successfully launch a career as a drafter. There are 55 drafting colleges in Texas from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 1,558 students were reported to have graduated from drafting programs in Texas in the 2008-2009 school year.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Drafting Schools in Alvin Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Rd
Alvin, TX, 77511
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Amarillo Amarillo College
2011 S. Washington
Amarillo, TX, 79109
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Arlington ITT Technical Institute-Arlington
551 Ryan Plaza Dr
Arlington, TX, 76011
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Athens Trinity Valley Community College
100 Cardinal Drive
Athens, TX, 75751
  • Certification in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Austin Austin Community College District
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX, 78752
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Capitol City Trade and Technical School
205 E Riverside Dr
Austin, TX, 78704
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
ITT Technical Institute-Austin
6330 Highway 290 East Ste 150
Austin, TX, 78723
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
The Art Institute of Austin
101 W. Louis Henna Blvd Suite 100
Austin, TX, 78728
  • Bachelors in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Baytown Lee College
511 S Whiting
Baytown, TX, 77520
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Beaumont Lamar Institute of Technology
855 E Lavaca
Beaumont, TX, 77705
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Beeville Coastal Bend College
3800 Charco Rd
Beeville, TX, 78102
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Big Spring Howard College
1001 Birdwell Lane
Big Spring, TX, 79720
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Brownsville Texas Southmost College
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX, 78520
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Corpus Christi Del Mar College
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX, 78404
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Dallas Mountain View College
4849 W Illinois
Dallas, TX, 75211
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Westwood College-Dallas
8390 LBJ Frwy Exec Center 1-Ste 100
Dallas, TX, 75243
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Denison Grayson County College
6101 Grayson Drive
Denison, TX, 75020
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in El Paso El Paso Community College
919 Hunter Drive
El Paso, TX, 79915
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Fort Worth Tarrant County College District
1500 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX, 76102
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Westwood College-Ft Worth
4232 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX, 76137
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Drafting Schools in Gainesville North Central Texas College
1525 W California Street
Gainesville, TX, 76240
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Harlingen Texas State Technical College Harlingen
1902 North Loop 499
Harlingen, TX, 78550
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Hillsboro Hill College
112 Lamar Dr
Hillsboro, TX, 76645
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Houston Houston Community College
3100 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77266
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
ITT Technical Institute-Houston North
15621 North Freeway
Houston, TX, 77090
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
ITT Technical Institute-Houston West
2950 S Gessner
Houston, TX, 77063
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX, 77004
  • Bachelors in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Westwood College-Houston South
7322 Southwest Fwy Suite 110
Houston, TX, 77074
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Drafting Schools in Kilgore Kilgore College
1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX, 75662
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Killeen Central Texas College
6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX, 76540
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Lake Jackson Brazosport College
500 College Dr
Lake Jackson, TX, 77566
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Laredo Laredo Community College
West End Washington St
Laredo, TX, 78040
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Levelland South Plains College
1401 S. College Ave
Levelland, TX, 79336
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Longview LeTourneau University
2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX, 75607
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Lufkin Angelina College
3500 South First
Lufkin, TX, 75902
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Mcallen South Texas College
3201 W Pecan
McAllen, TX, 78502
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Mesquite Eastfield College
3737 Motley Dr
Mesquite, TX, 75150
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Midland Midland College
3600 N Garfield
Midland, TX, 79705
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Nederland Faris Computer School Inc
1119 Kent Ave
Nederland, TX, 77627
  • Certification in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Paris Paris Junior College
2400 Clarksville St
Paris, TX, 75460
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Pasadena San Jacinto Community College
8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX, 77501
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Plano Collin County Community College District
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano, TX, 75093
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Richardson ITT Technical Institute-Richardson
2101 Waterview Pky
Richardson, TX, 75080
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in San Antonio ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio
5700 Northwest Pky
San Antonio, TX, 78249
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
San Antonio College
1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX, 78212
  • Certification in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
St Philips College
1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX, 78203
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Drafting Schools in Sweetwater Texas State Technical College-West Texas
300 Homer K. Taylor Drive
Sweetwater, TX, 79556
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Temple Temple College
2600 S 1st St
Temple, TX, 76504
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Texarkana Texarkana College
2500 N Robison Rd
Texarkana, TX, 75599
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Texas City College of the Mainland
1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, TX, 77591
  • Certification in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Tyler Tyler Junior College
1400 East Fifth Street
Tyler, TX, 75789
  • Certification in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Victoria Victoria College
2200 E Red River
Victoria, TX, 77901
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Waco Texas State Technical College Waco
3801 Campus Dr
Waco, TX, 76705
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Webster ITT Technical Institute-Webster
1001 Magnolia Ave
Webster, TX, 77598
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Drafting Schools in Wharton Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Hwy
Wharton, TX, 77488
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Certification in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Drafting and Design Technology / Technician

Drafting Salaries in Texas

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Alvin $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Amarillo $26,490.00 $30,080.00 $37,400.00 $43,040.00 $49,580.00 $37,160.00
Arlington $29,417.50 $36,160.00 $42,317.50 $53,805.00 $69,110.00 $47,102.50
Athens $26,770.00 $33,185.00 $43,080.00 $52,905.00 $61,185.00 $43,420.00
Austin $33,045.00 $38,637.50 $47,795.00 $56,675.00 $73,545.00 $49,825.00
Baytown $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Beaumont $32,170.00 $40,790.00 $49,560.00 $58,950.00 $68,003.33 $49,946.67
Beeville $25,060.00 $30,346.67 $41,140.00 $56,960.00 $65,930.00 $42,953.33
Big Spring $27,190.00 $32,145.00 $38,470.00 $47,715.00 $61,960.00 $40,975.00
Brownsville $16,210.00 $19,800.00 $23,640.00 $29,650.00 $44,210.00 $26,200.00
Corpus Christi $25,355.00 $29,270.00 $34,775.00 $44,220.00 $53,410.00 $37,200.00
Dallas $32,277.50 $39,237.50 $47,760.00 $58,560.00 $69,665.00 $49,500.00
El Paso $18,203.33 $22,640.00 $33,246.67 $48,180.00 $60,603.33 $36,926.67
Fort Worth $29,417.50 $36,160.00 $42,317.50 $53,805.00 $69,110.00 $47,102.50
Gainesville $20,470.00 $23,460.00 $28,540.00 $51,720.00 $77,830.00 $38,360.00
Harlingen $16,210.00 $19,800.00 $23,640.00 $29,650.00 $44,210.00 $26,200.00
Hillsboro $27,305.00 $33,760.00 $42,815.00 $60,705.00 $83,025.00 $48,215.00
Houston $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Kilgore $24,710.00 $28,420.00 $39,135.00 $50,605.00 $62,560.00 $40,955.00
Killeen $25,915.00 $29,830.00 $40,435.00 $55,200.00 $66,075.00 $42,975.00
Lake Jackson $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Laredo $15,060.00 $21,210.00 $25,300.00 $34,050.00 $45,870.00 $28,160.00
Levelland $27,190.00 $32,145.00 $38,470.00 $47,715.00 $61,960.00 $40,975.00
Longview $24,710.00 $28,420.00 $39,135.00 $50,605.00 $62,560.00 $40,955.00
Lufkin $26,770.00 $33,185.00 $43,080.00 $52,905.00 $61,185.00 $43,420.00
McAllen $14,520.00 $15,710.00 $26,390.00 $36,600.00 $48,270.00 $28,200.00
Mesquite $32,277.50 $39,237.50 $47,760.00 $58,560.00 $69,665.00 $49,500.00
Midland $37,040.00 $50,520.00 $64,100.00 $77,180.00 $89,410.00 $62,620.00
Nederland $32,170.00 $40,790.00 $49,560.00 $58,950.00 $68,003.33 $49,946.67
Paris $26,770.00 $33,185.00 $43,080.00 $52,905.00 $61,185.00 $43,420.00
Pasadena $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Plano $32,277.50 $39,237.50 $47,760.00 $58,560.00 $69,665.00 $49,500.00
Richardson $32,277.50 $39,237.50 $47,760.00 $58,560.00 $69,665.00 $49,500.00
San Antonio $29,537.50 $35,112.50 $41,255.00 $49,202.50 $60,505.00 $43,027.50
Sweetwater $27,190.00 $32,145.00 $38,470.00 $47,715.00 $61,960.00 $40,975.00
Temple $25,915.00 $29,830.00 $40,435.00 $55,200.00 $66,075.00 $42,975.00
Texas City $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Tyler $30,755.00 $36,395.00 $45,305.00 $71,210.00 $85,475.00 $52,590.00
Waco $25,775.00 $30,225.00 $38,735.00 $49,980.00 $56,880.00 $40,220.00
Webster $32,702.50 $40,442.50 $51,340.00 $65,627.50 $89,105.00 $56,155.00
Wharton $25,060.00 $30,346.67 $41,140.00 $56,960.00 $65,930.00 $42,953.33

Drafting Jobs in Texas

Drafting Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Mechanical Drafter
  • Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment.
  • Supervise and train other drafters, technologists, and technicians.
  • Position instructions and comments onto drawings.
CAD
      Electronic Drafter
      • Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
      • Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
      • Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
      • Train students to use drafting machines and to prepare schematic diagrams, block diagrams, control drawings, logic diagrams, integrated circuit drawings, and interconnection diagrams.
      • Select drill size to drill test head, according to test design and specifications, and submit guide layout to designated department.
      • Copy drawings of printed circuit board fabrication using print machine or blueprinting procedure.

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