Bakersfield has a total population of 247,057 and a student population of 29,236. Of these students, 18,402 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Bakersfield, by student population, is Bakersfield College. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from Bakersfield College with credentials in drafting.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Bakersfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Bakersfield was $662 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Bakersfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,400 drafters in California. Of these drafters, 240 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. Bakersfield's drafter workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Bakersfield is $48,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.