With an overall population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294, approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer drafting programs.
Hill College is the largest drafting school in Hillsboro, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Hill College with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a drafting certificate in Hillsboro. If you decide to attend one of Hillsboro's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,605 per year in instate tuition and $12,005 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,300 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hillsboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,250 drafters in Texas, 100 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 6% in Hillsboro. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.