With an overall population of 102,746 and a student population of 13,677, approximately 8,117 of Gary students attend one of Gary's schools that offer drafting programs.
Gary's largest drafting school is Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Drafting program at Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Gary's drafting schools. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Gary was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Gary, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,920 drafters in Indiana, 160 were working in the greater Gary area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Gary will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Gary is $50,630 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.