Mesquite has a general population of 124,523 and an overall student population of 12,079. Approximately 11,944 of Mesquite's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Eastfield College is the largest drafting school in Mesquite, based on student population. In 2010, Eastfield College graduated approximately 20 students from its drafting program.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in drafting from drafting schools in Mesquite in 2010. If you decide to attend a drafting school in Mesquite, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,230.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for drafting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Mesquite, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,250 drafters working in Texas and 1,670 working in the greater Mesquite area in 2010. The government projects that the number of drafters in Mesquite will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Mesquite, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,850 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.