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Drafting & Design Engineering in Kentucky

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

As a degree choice, Drafting & Design Engineering is the 67th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in Kentucky

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 141
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 31
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 31
Associate’s Degree 30
Bachelor’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

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

Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 2.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.5%
  • White: 89.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Drafting & Design Engineering Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drafting & Design Engineering Grads in Kentucky

1,960 people in the state and 193,260 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design engineering tech.

Drafting & Design Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Drafting & Design Engineering Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a design engineering tech grad in the state is $53,950, compared to a typical salary of $56,700 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Kentucky that offer design engineering tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,143 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,327 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,900 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $4,330.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,718 Total Students

In their early career, Big Sandy Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $21,300. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,598 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $5,604.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,503 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,245 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,685. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,648 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,765. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,556 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,242. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

#9

Sullivan University

Louisville
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $37,276. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

#10

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

In their early career, NKU grads earn an average salary of $32,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,655 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,205. In their early career, Hopkinsville Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,600. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

Drafting & Design Engineering Careers in KY

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

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 11% $53,120
Architectural and Civil Drafters 10% $47,480
Drafters 8% $54,710
Mechanical Drafters 5% $52,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Electronics Engineering 623
Industrial Production Technology 431
Quality Control Technology 259
Electromechanical Engineering 158
Engineering-Related Fields 116
General Engineering Technology 111
Mining & Petroleum Technology 89
Environmental Control Technology 65

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