Charlottesville has a general population of 45,049 and an overall student population of 29,814. Approximately 5,401 of Charlottesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Charlottesville, by student population, is Piedmont Virginia Community College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Piedmont Virginia Community College with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a drafting degree in Charlottesville. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Charlottesville was $2,861 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,026 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a drafter in Charlottesville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,600 drafters in Virginia. Of these drafters, 90 were working in the greater Charlottesville area. Charlottesville's drafter workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Charlottesville is $43,440 per year, which is higher than the average for drafters state-wide.