With an overall population of 49,976 and a student population of 2,845, approximately 2,845 of Stratford students attend one of Stratford's schools that offer drafting programs.
Porter and Chester Institute is the largest drafting school in Stratford, based on student population. In 2010, Porter and Chester Institute graduated approximately 79 students with credentials in drafting.
A total of 81 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Stratford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,530 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,650 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Stratford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,090 drafters in Connecticut, 240 were working in the greater Stratford area. Stratford's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Stratford is $54,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.