With an overall population of 118,718 and a student population of 32,970, approximately 15,705 of Lancaster students attend one of Lancaster's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Lancaster, by student population, is Antelope Valley College. In 2010, Antelope Valley College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in drafting.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Lancaster in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,646 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Lancaster, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,400 drafters in California. Of these drafters, 3,570 were working in the greater Lancaster area. Lancaster'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.
As a drafter in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,720 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.