Philadelphia has a total population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997. Of these students, 19,048 are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Philadelphia, by student population, is Community College of Philadelphia. In 2010, Community College of Philadelphia graduated approximately 2 students from its drafting program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Philadelphia in 2010. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Philadelphia was $4,140 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,800 drafters in Pennsylvania. Of these drafters, 1,740 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to decrease by -8% in Philadelphia. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Philadelphia is $46,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.