With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 13,373 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Lexington, by student population, is Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with credentials in drafting.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Lexington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Lexington.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 940 drafters in Kentucky. Of these drafters, 220 were working in the greater Lexington area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Lexington will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Lexington is $41,690 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.