La Plata has a general population of 6,551 and an overall student population of 8,810. Approximately 8,810 of La Plata's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in La Plata, the largest drafting school, by student population, is College of Southern Maryland. In 2010, College of Southern Maryland graduated approximately 11 students from its drafting program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of La Plata's drafting schools. If you decide to attend a drafting school in La Plata, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,952.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in La Plata.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in La Plata, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,630 drafters in Maryland, 1,290 were working in the greater La Plata area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 11% in La Plata. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in La Plata, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.