Clearwater has a total population of 108,787 and a student population of 61,975. Of these students, 29,282 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Clearwater's largest drafting school is St Petersburg College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from St Petersburg College with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Clearwater's drafting schools. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Clearwater, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,614.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clearwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 drafters in Florida were working in the greater Clearwater area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to decrease by -8% in Clearwater. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Clearwater is $43,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.