With an overall population of 30,706 and a student population of 7,958, approximately 6,409 of Williamsport students attend one of Williamsport's schools that offer drafting programs.
Pennsylvania College of Technology is the largest drafting school in Williamsport, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Pennsylvania College of Technology with credentials in drafting.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Williamsport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,505 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Williamsport drafting schools was an average of $27,655 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Williamsport-based drafting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,155.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Williamsport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 94 drafters in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Williamsport area. Williamsport's drafter workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Williamsport is $40,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.