With an overall population of 41,155 and a student population of 10,286, approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert students attend one of Palm Desert's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Palm Desert, by student population, is College of the Desert. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from College of the Desert with credentials in drafting.
In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Palm Desert was $762 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Palm Desert.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palm Desert, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 17,400 drafters in California, 560 were working in the greater Palm Desert area. The number of drafters in Palm Desert is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Palm Desert is $50,040 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.