With an overall population of 39,673 and a student population of 15,469, approximately 5,713 of Spartanburg students attend one of Spartanburg's schools that offer drafting programs.
Of the 1 drafting schools in Spartanburg, the largest drafting school, by student population, is Spartanburg Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Drafting program at Spartanburg Community College.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Spartanburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Spartanburg was $3,434 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Spartanburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,190 drafters in South Carolina, 50 were working in the greater Spartanburg area. The government projects that the number of drafters in Spartanburg will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Spartanburg is $51,320 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.