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Labor Market Information
Estimated Regional Employment 2013 Entry Level  Annual  Wage      2013 Median Annual Wage 2013 Projected Growth Rate    2010-20 Projected Regional Job Opening 2010-20
Electrical & Electronics Drafters 30 $33,030 $43,160 +25.0% ND
Mechanical Drafters 260 $35,630 $52,229 +14.6% +90
Architectural & Civil Drafters 80 $32,926 $44,803 +23.4% +70
 Source: DEED Labor Market Information Office, www.mn.gov/deed/data/
 
Ridgewater College Placement Statistics 
Number of Total Graduates /
Related Placement Rate
2012 2011 2010
Computer Aided Drafting & Design 11 / 100% 11 / 89% 13 / 88%
 
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services  
  
Ridgewater College Related Job Postings
Number of Job Postings
2013 2012 2011
Drafting / Computer Aided Design 43 28 16
Engineering - Industrial 43 33 16
Maintenance & Repair - Electrical & Electronic 32 27 15
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services 
           
Past Job Postings on Ridgewater's Career Services Jobs Website for Ridgewater Graduates
      Business Name                         Position(s)                           Location
Alpha Video & Audio CAD Drafter Edina, Minnesota
Bayer Interior Woods Designer - Kitchen & Baths Sauk Center, Minnesota
Benchmark Electronics PCB Layout Designer Arden Hills, Minnesota
Central Minnesota Fabricating Structural Steel Detailer Willmar, Minnesota
Core Tube LLC Drafting / CAD Position Winsted, Minnesota
Emerson - Rosemount ProE Drafter Chanhassen, Minnesota
ENTEGEE Mechanical Design / Drafter Winsted, Minnesota
George Konik Associates, Inc. Mechanical Drafter Delano, Minnesota
Hutchinson Manufacturing CAD Drafter Hutchinson, Minnesota
Industrial Louvers Inc. Drafter Delano, Minnesota
Life-Science Innovations Drafter / Designer Willmar, Minnesota
Olsson Associates Civil 3D CAD Technician Urbandale, Iowa
Prinsco Inc. Manufacturing Engineering Technician Willmar, Minnesota
Red Seat Drafter Maple Grove, Minnesota
RELCO Drafter Designer Willmar, Minnesota
RITALKA Designers Montevideo, Minnesota
Riverview LLP Design Engineer Morris, Minnesota
Waconia Manufacturing Sales Layout Drafter Waconia, Minnesota
Willmar Fabrication Manufacturing Designer Willmar, Minnesota
 Source: Ridgewater College Career Services   
 




Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.