With an overall population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761, approximately 8,188 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer drafting programs.
The largest drafting school in Lakewood, by student population, is Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom. In 2010, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in drafting.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a drafting certificate from one of Lakewood's drafting schools. In 2009 tuition at drafting schools in Lakewood was $2,883 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $996 for drafting related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in drafting, if you decide to work as a drafter in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,140 drafters working in Washington State and 100 working in the greater Lakewood area in 2010. The number of drafters in Lakewood is expected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for drafters.
As a drafter in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for drafters in the state.