Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has one CAD school within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville has a total student population of 975. It is the 4315th highest ranked school in the USA and the 60th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
CAD students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 460 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average salary of $39,830. Drafters in this area earn $46,490/yr and there are 100 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.172 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by drafters, and 0.773/1000 are held by architectural and civil drafters.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Louisville ends up costing a student $22,636/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|