Rockford has a total population of 150,115 and a student population of 12,571. Of these students, 8,659 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Rockford, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Rock Valley College. In 2010, Rock Valley College graduated approximately 3 students from its drafting program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Rockford in 2010. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Rockford was $2,220 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Rockford after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Rockford, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,110 drafters in Illinois, 150 were working in the greater Rockford area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Rockford will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Rockford, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,720 per year. This is lower than the average salary for drafters in the state.