With an overall population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163, approximately 8,349 of Worcester students attend one of Worcester's schools that offer drafting programs.
Quinsigamond Community College is the largest drafting school in Worcester, based on student population. In 2010, Quinsigamond Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a drafting certificate in Worcester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,128 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $720 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Worcester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,620 drafters in Massachusetts. Of these drafters, 180 were working in the greater Worcester area. Worcester's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -12% 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 Worcester is $56,260 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.