With an overall population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357, approximately 19,753 of Santa Barbara students attend one of Santa Barbara's schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Santa Barbara, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Santa Barbara City College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Drafting program at Santa Barbara City College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Santa Barbara's drafting schools. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Santa Barbara was $814 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Barbara after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Santa Barbara, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. There were 17,400 drafters working in California and 260 working in the greater Santa Barbara area in 2010. The government projects that the number of drafters in Santa Barbara will 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 Santa Barbara is $48,060 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.