With an overall population of 14,052 and a student population of 4,554, approximately 4,554 of Jasper students attend one of Jasper's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Jasper, by student population, is Bevill State Community College. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Bevill State Community College with credentials in drafting.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Jasper in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jasper's drafting schools was $12,450 per year for instate students and $14,722 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jasper-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $1,815 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,030.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Jasper, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,670 drafters in Alabama. Of these drafters, 410 were working in the greater Jasper area. The number of drafters in Jasper is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Jasper is $40,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.