With an overall population of 33,892 and a student population of 2,741, approximately 507 of Butte students attend one of Butte's schools that offer drafting programs.
Butte's largest drafting school is Montana Tech-College of Technology. In 2010, Montana Tech-College of Technology graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in drafting.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Butte in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Butte's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,907 per year in instate tuition and $18,873 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Butte. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,602 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Butte, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 540 drafters in Montana. Of these drafters, 160 were working in the greater Butte area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 4% in Butte. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Butte is $44,340 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.