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Drafting Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Drafting Schools in Birmingham, AL

There are 2 drafting schools in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham has a total population of 242,820 and a student population of 44,088. Of these students, 11,413 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.

Of the 2 drafting schools in Birmingham, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus. In 2010, Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in drafting.

In 2010, 29 students graduated with a drafting degree in Birmingham. Tuition in 2009 at Birmingham's drafting schools was $11,200 per year for instate students and $13,330 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Birmingham-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,938.

Drafting Salaries and Career Outlook in Birmingham

Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Birmingham, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,030 drafters working in Alabama and 40 working in the greater Birmingham area in 2010. The government projects that the number of drafters in Birmingham will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Birmingham is $34,050 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Drafting Degree in Birmingham
  • Associates Degree in Drafting
  • Bachelors Degree in Drafting
  • Drafting Classes
  • Drafting Courses
  • Drafting Training

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  1. 1Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2Lawson State Community College-Birmingham CampusLawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree