With an overall population of 108,724 and a student population of 27,906, approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa students attend one of Costa Mesa's schools that offer drafting programs.
Costa Mesa's largest drafting school is Orange Coast College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Drafting program at Orange Coast College.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Costa Mesa in 2010. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Costa Mesa was $686 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,400 drafters in California. Of these drafters, 1,740 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Costa Mesa will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Costa Mesa is $55,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.