Fort Lauderdale has a general population of 152,397 and an overall student population of 73,020. Approximately 1,283 of Fort Lauderdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Fort Lauderdale, by student population, is McFatter Technical Center. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Drafting program at McFatter Technical Center.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Fort Lauderdale's drafting schools.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Fort Lauderdale, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,600 drafters working in Florida and 490 working in the greater Fort Lauderdale area in 2010. The number of drafters in Fort Lauderdale is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Fort Lauderdale, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.