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Drafting Schools in Sweetwater, Texas

Drafting Schools in Sweetwater, TX

Sweetwater has a general population of 11,415 and an overall student population of 1,689. Approximately 1,689 of Sweetwater's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.

Texas State Technical College-West Texas is the largest drafting school in Sweetwater, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State Technical College-West Texas with credentials in drafting.

A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in drafting in Sweetwater in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,335 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Sweetwater drafting schools was an average of $20,691 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,641 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a drafting program in Sweetwater. And if you live on campus at one of the Sweetwater-based drafting schools, you will have an added expense of $6,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,435.

Drafting Salaries and Career Outlook in Sweetwater

Many drafting graduates choose to work as drafters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sweetwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 95 drafters in Texas were working in the greater Sweetwater area. By the year 2018, the number of drafters is expected to increase by 3% in Sweetwater. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a drafter in Sweetwater is $37,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for drafters.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Drafting Degree in Sweetwater
  • Associates Degree in Drafting
  • Bachelors Degree in Drafting
  • Drafting Classes
  • Drafting Courses
  • Drafting Training

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  1. 1Texas State Technical College-West TexasTexas State Technical College-West Texas

    300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, Sweetwater, Texas 79556

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree