Springfield has a general population of 152,082 and an overall student population of 20,020. Approximately 6,782 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Springfield Technical Community College is the largest drafting school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Drafting program at Springfield Technical Community College.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Springfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,936 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Springfield.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Springfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 drafters in Massachusetts were working in the greater Springfield area. Springfield's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Springfield is $46,260 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.