Long Beach has a general population of 461,522 and an overall student population of 66,287. Approximately 27,894 of Long Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Long Beach, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Long Beach City College. In 2010, Long Beach City College graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Long Beach's drafting schools. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Long Beach, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $800.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Long Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 17,400 drafters in California. Of these drafters, 3,570 were working in the greater Long Beach area. The number of drafters in Long Beach is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Long Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,720 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.