Middlesex Community College is the largest drafting school in Bedford, based on student population. In 2010, Middlesex Community College graduated approximately 25 students from its drafting program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a drafting degree in Bedford. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Bedford was $3,650 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Bedford after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Bedford, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. There were 2,640 drafters working in Massachusetts and 1,810 working in the greater Bedford area in 2010. Bedford's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Bedford is $50,210 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.