Lansing has a general population of 119,128 and an overall student population of 21,903. Approximately 21,123 of Lansing's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Lansing, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Lansing Community College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Lansing Community College with credentials in drafting.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Lansing in 2010. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Lansing, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,240.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Lansing.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,360 drafters working in Michigan and 150 working in the greater Lansing area in 2010. Lansing's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -4% 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 Lansing is $53,410 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.