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Draftsman Salary

How much does a Draftsman make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Draftsman

$59,005 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,310 (USD)/yr

$58,293 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,310 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Drafts designs utilizing computer-aided drafting systems to prepare drawings and designs. Converses with engineers and other subject matter experts to interpret design concepts, determine nature and type of required detailed working drawings, and coordinate work with others. Uses required drafting and mechanical drawing skills, and knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software.
The average draftsman salary in United States is $59,005 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,310. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,919 (USD)

$72,392 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$68,402 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Draftsman will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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