Whittier has a total population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983. Of these students, 22,432 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Whittier, by student population, is Rio Hondo College. In 2010, Rio Hondo College graduated approximately 20 students from its drafting program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a drafting certificate in Whittier. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $670 per year in tuition costs.
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 Whittier.
If you plan on staying in Whittier after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Whittier, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 17,400 drafters in California, 3,570 were working in the greater Whittier area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 2% in Whittier. 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 Whittier is $51,720 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.