Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one CAD school within its city limits. Honolulu Community College has a total student population of 4,567. It is the 5655th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
CAD students from Honolulu schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 620 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average salary of $46,450. Drafters in this area earn $48,090/yr and there are 60 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by drafters, and 1/1000 are held by architectural and civil drafters.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Honolulu Community College ends up costing a student $4,399/yr.