Jefferson City has a total population of 39,636 and a student population of 3,555. Of these students, 3,314 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Jefferson City, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Lincoln University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Lincoln University with credentials in drafting.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Jefferson City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jefferson City's drafting schools was $12,374 per year for instate students and $16,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board at Jefferson City-based drafting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
If you plan on staying in Jefferson City after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Jefferson City, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,590 drafters in Missouri, 50 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Jefferson City will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.