Paducah has a total population of 26,307 and a student population of 7,753. Of these students, 7,464 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Paducah, the largest drafting school, by student population, is West Kentucky Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Drafting program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Paducah's drafting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Paducah.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Paducah, your job prospects are not very good. There were 940 drafters working in Kentucky and 80 working in the greater Paducah area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 2% in Paducah. 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 Paducah is $36,370 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.