The Architecture and Construction industry is part of the fastest-growing career sector in California, now employing more than 450,000 people statewide.
Saddleback College graduates enter the workforce with confidence, in a variety of high paying careers, from architectural drafting to building inspection, construction management, and more. In fact, career education grads from Saddleback’s Architectural Drafting program report an average wage increase of 74%, while Construction Inspection alums increased their salaries by more than 50%.
$46,800 - $107,050
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City Planning Aide
Southern California Edison
Los Angeles County
Yes! Set the foundation for a high-paying career. Get your Architectural Drafting career in gear. Here are just a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Architectural Drafter - $61,590
Construction and Building Inspector - $89,740
City / Regional Planning Aide - $46,800
Architect (w/ further education) - $87,180
Urban / Regional Planner (w/ further education) - $89,680
Civil Engineer (w/ further education) - $106,050
Construction Manager (w/ further education) - $107,050
Saddleback College offers three associate degree and three certificate programs in Architecture and Construction.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Architectural Drafting page.
Southern California Edison * HD Supply * Los Angeles County * Burns & McDonnell * Swinerton Builders * Jacobs * Rush Enterprises * AECOM * ACCO Engineered Systems * The Berkshire Group * SAFEBuilt * Willdan * Miller Environmental * Luxottica Group * County of Riverside * Layton Construction * ETC Building & Design * NV5 * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!