Elgin has a general population of 94,487 and an overall student population of 13,102. Approximately 11,704 of Elgin's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Elgin, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Elgin Community College. Approximately 78 students graduated in 2010 from Elgin Community College with credentials in drafting.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Elgin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,194 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Elgin after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Elgin, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,850 drafters in Illinois, 1,830 were working in the greater Elgin area. Elgin's drafter workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Elgin, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,920 per year. This is lower than the average salary for drafters in the state.