With an overall population of 227,818 and a student population of 51,121, approximately 2,449 of Baton Rouge students attend one of Baton Rouge's schools that offer drafting programs.
Baton Rouge's largest drafting school is Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Drafting program at Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Baton Rouge's drafting schools. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Baton Rouge, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,034.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,330 drafters in Louisiana, 400 were working in the greater Baton Rouge area. The number of drafters in Baton Rouge is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Baton Rouge, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.
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