With an overall population of 478,434 and a student population of 76,021, approximately 42,108 of Las Vegas students attend one of Las Vegas's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Las Vegas, by student population, is College of Southern Nevada and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a drafting degree in Las Vegas. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Las Vegas was $2,010 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Las Vegas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 980 drafters working in Nevada and 430 working in the greater Las Vegas area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to decrease by -11% in Las Vegas. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Las Vegas is $49,690 per year, which is the same as the average for drafters state-wide.