Poplarville has a general population of 2,601 and an overall student population of 5,519. Approximately 5,519 of Poplarville's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Pearl River Community College is the largest drafting school in Poplarville, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Pearl River Community College with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Poplarville's drafting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,480 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplarville drafting schools was an average of $8,878 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Poplarville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Poplarville-based drafting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $2,880.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poplarville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 drafters in Mississippi were working in the greater Poplarville area. The number of drafters in Poplarville is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Poplarville, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for drafters in the state.