Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two drafting schools within its city limits. Tulsa Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a drafting program, has a total student population of 19,730. It is the 5221st highest ranked school in the USA and the 119th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Drafting students from Tulsa schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, drafters, landscape architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tulsa area alone, there are ** employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $38,590. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $68,730/yr and there are 7,820 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 18.475 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by architecture and engineering employees, and **/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 2 drafting schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($22,587/yr) for drafting students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|