Escanaba has a general population of 13,140 and an overall student population of 2,784. Approximately 2,742 of Escanaba's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Escanaba, by student population, is Bay de Noc Community College. In 2010, Bay de Noc Community College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in drafting.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Escanaba in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,157 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Escanaba drafting schools was an average of $14,505 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for drafting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,344.
If you plan on staying in Escanaba after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Escanaba, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,970 drafters in Michigan. Of these drafters, 50 were working in the greater Escanaba area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 5% in Escanaba. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Escanaba, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for drafters in the state.