With an overall population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342, approximately 6,342 of Ridgecrest students attend one of Ridgecrest's schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Ridgecrest, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Drafting program at Cerro Coso Community College.
If you decide to attend a drafting school in Ridgecrest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $624.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,460 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Ridgecrest.
If you plan on staying in Ridgecrest after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Ridgecrest, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 55 drafters in California were working in the greater Ridgecrest area. The number of drafters in Ridgecrest is expected to 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 Ridgecrest is $48,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.