If you are interested in pursuing drafting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 drafting schools in Charleston, South Carolina. With an overall population of 96,650 and a student population of 37,995, approximately 14,834 of Charleston students attend one of Charleston's schools that offer drafting programs.
Trident Technical College is the largest drafting school in Charleston, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Drafting program at Trident Technical College.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Charleston's drafting schools. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Charleston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,450.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Charleston.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charleston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,100 drafters in South Carolina. Of these drafters, 250 were working in the greater Charleston area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 3% in Charleston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Charleston is $40,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.
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