With an overall population of 277,454 and a student population of 23,404, approximately 12,069 of Corpus Christi students attend one of Corpus Christi's schools that offer drafting programs.
Del Mar College is the largest drafting school in Corpus Christi, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Del Mar College with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a drafting degree from one of Corpus Christi's drafting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,746 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,166 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Corpus Christi after graduating from drafting school, you should know that job prospects for drafters in Corpus Christi, which is the most popular drafting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,250 drafters in Texas, 100 were working in the greater Corpus Christi area. The number of drafters in Corpus Christi is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Corpus Christi is $35,200 per year, which is lower than the average for drafters state-wide.