New Port Richey has a general population of 16,117 and an overall student population of 10,519. Approximately 10,036 of New Port Richey's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in New Port Richey, by student population, is Pasco-Hernando Community College. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Drafting program at Pasco-Hernando Community College.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in New Port Richey in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,439 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in New Port Richey after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in New Port Richey, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. There were 9,600 drafters working in Florida and 800 working in the greater New Port Richey area in 2010. New Port Richey's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in New Port Richey, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,650 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.