Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Palatine, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Harper College. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the Drafting program at Harper College.
A reported 62 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Palatine in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Palatine, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 drafters in Illinois were working in the greater Palatine area. Palatine'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Palatine is $44,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.