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Drafting & Design Engineering in Illinois

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485 Design Engineering Tech students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Drafting & Design Engineering is the 85th most popular major out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in Illinois

Design Engineering Tech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 351
Associate’s Degree 97
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 37
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 37

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a design engineering tech major is more popular with men than with women.

Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design engineering tech majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.3%
  • White: 55.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drafting & Design Engineering Grads in Illinois

There are 5,890 people in the state and 193,260 people in the nation working in design engineering tech jobs.

Drafting & Design Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Drafting & Design Engineering Jobs in Illinois

In this state, design engineering tech grads earn an average of $56,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $56,700.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Illinois that offer design engineering tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,931 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,768.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,762 Total Students

26% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#3

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Triton College

River Grove
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 28% of the teachers are full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,276 Total Students

In their early career, Harold Washington College grads earn an average salary of $21,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,841 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,233. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. In their early career, College of Lake County grads earn an average salary of $26,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it.

#10

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,248 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,490. In their early career, Kaskaskia College grads earn an average salary of $23,400. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Drafting & Design Engineering Careers in IL

Some of the careers design engineering tech majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Mechanical Drafters 6% $55,100
Architectural and Civil Drafters 5% $62,530
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 5% $66,530

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to design engineering tech.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Industrial Production Technology 613
Electronics Engineering 359
Electromechanical Engineering 349
Computer Engineering 263
Engineering-Related Fields 230
General Engineering Technology 219
Mechanical Engineering 216
Other Engineering Technology 128

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