Rochester has a general population of 219,773 and an overall student population of 56,798. Approximately 15,445 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Rochester, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Drafting program at Rochester Institute of Technology.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Rochester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,283 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for drafting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,134 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based drafting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,250 drafters in New York. Of these drafters, 320 were working in the greater Rochester area. The number of drafters in Rochester is expected to decrease by -2% 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 Rochester is $44,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.