Altoona has a total population of 49,523 and a student population of 4,782. Of these students, 241 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Altoona's largest drafting school is Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center with credentials in drafting.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Altoona in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Altoona after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Altoona, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. There were 5,800 drafters working in Pennsylvania and 60 working in the greater Altoona area in 2010. The number of drafters in Altoona is expected to decrease by -8% 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 Altoona is $41,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.