What does a Drafter do?

Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does a Drafter make?

Confident
$53,007 /yr
Total Pay
$50,459
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$2,548
 /yr

Additional Pay

$53,007

 / yr
$36K$78K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Drafter Career Path

Learn how to become a Drafter, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Drafter

Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
36%
2 - 4
49%
5 - 7
6%
8+
9%
Not including years spent in education and/or training

Drafter Insights

Read what Drafter professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Strategy Engineering and ConsultingStrategy Engineering and Consulting
Draftsman
Feb 11, 2021

“It is great to have like minded people striving to do the best job possible.”

AnovaAnova
CAD Drafter
May 25, 2022

“The people here are so great to work with they are what make this job fun and exiting to work with.”

Allegis GroupAllegis Group
Graphics Technician I
Sep 26, 2020

“People are fun and friendly.”

BEE ConsultingBEE Consulting
CAD Drafter
Nov 5, 2021

“Flexible and nice people to work with.”

Tice Engineering
CAD Drafter
Sep 26, 2021

“Actually everyone who has worked with was super nice to me and I appreciated it.”

Axis LightingAxis Lighting
CAD Drafter
Jun 14, 2022

“Manager would make you stay at the same position and won’t give you any promotion opportunity.”

AssystemAssystem
Draftsman
Nov 1, 2020

“good for career and personal growth”

Jati Luhur AgungJati Luhur Agung
CAD Drafter
Aug 23, 2022

“great amazing cool best and succed”

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Drafter Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Drafter

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