Omaha has a general population of 390,007 and an overall student population of 47,574. Approximately 17,003 of Omaha's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Omaha, by student population, is Metropolitan Community College Area. In 2010, Metropolitan Community College Area graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a drafting certificate in Omaha. If you decide to attend one of Omaha's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,364 per year in instate tuition and $13,332 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Omaha-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,964.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Omaha, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 560 drafters in Nebraska. Of these drafters, 330 were working in the greater Omaha area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 3% in Omaha. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Omaha is $36,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.