What You Will Learn
All manufacturing industries, research and development organizations, and design divisions of major corporations use drafters in the preparation of various stages of formal drawings. Typically, companies that hire engineers, architects or designers have a need for people skilled in drafting.
Why Study at CCM?
County College of Morris has state-of-the-art computers running the latest version of Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software that provides the student with needed hands-on experience. A fully functional prototyping lab rounds out the studentâ€™s experience in the manufacturing process, taking idea from concept to reality.
Computer-Aided Drafting Technology salaries vary depending on a person’s drafting specialty. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, mechanical drafters earned a median annual salary of $58,270 in 2020, while architectural and civil drafters had a median pay of $57,500. PayScale.com reports that most CAD operators in 2021 earned between $40k and $77k.