Paris has a general population of 25,898 and an overall student population of 5,580. Approximately 5,580 of Paris's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
Paris Junior College is the largest drafting school in Paris, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Paris Junior College with credentials in drafting.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Paris in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,936 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Paris drafting schools was an average of $12,896 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,438 for drafting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Paris-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Paris, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 71 drafters in Texas were working in the greater Paris area. Paris's drafter workforce is projected to 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 Paris is $56,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for drafters.