Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has four CAD schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City, the highest ranked school in the city with a CAD program, has a total student population of 431. It is the 5390th highest ranked school in the USA and the 123rd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
CAD students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 630 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average salary of $44,910. Drafters in this area earn $49,510/yr and there are ** employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by drafters, and 1.110/1000 are held by architectural and civil drafters.
Of the 4 CAD schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City comes out as the most expensive ($21,920/yr) for CAD students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|