Scranton has a general population of 76,415 and an overall student population of 13,032. Approximately 411 of Scranton's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Scranton, by student population, is Johnson College. In 2010, Johnson College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in drafting.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Scranton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,305 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,612 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,305.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 drafters in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Scranton area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Scranton will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Scranton, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for drafters in the state.