How much does a Drafter make?

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$47,854 /yr
Average Base Pay

850 salaries

$34K

Low

$48K

Average

$68K

High

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The national average salary for Drafter is $47,854 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Drafter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 850 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Drafter employees.

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Drafter

$61,717

 /yr
Range: $49K - $80K
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$49K

$80K

$49,160 - $79,806 Range

EN Engineering
3.2

EN Engineering

Drafter - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $32

$17

$32

$17 - $32 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Drafter

$77,478

 /yr
Range: $69K - $107K

$69K

$107K

$68,910 - $106,883 Range

Johnson Controls
3.5

Johnson Controls

Drafter

$63,950

 /yr
Range: $46K - $76K

$46K

$76K

$45,760 - $76,119 Range

Rainbow Design Services
2.8

Rainbow Design Services

Drafter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

CHC Consulting
3.3

CHC Consulting

Drafter - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Key Technology
3.4

Key Technology

Drafter

$54,976

 /yr
Range: $53K - $58K

$53K

$58K

$52,566 - $58,279 Range

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QC Data
3.6

QC Data

Drafter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

AllState Sales Group
3.3

AllState Sales Group

Drafter - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Dashiell
3.5

Dashiell

Drafter - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $23

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Ampirical Solutions
4.5

Ampirical Solutions

Drafter

$51,076

 /yr
Range: $36K - $63K

$36K

$63K

$36,068 - $63,426 Range

POWER Engineers
4.4

POWER Engineers

Drafter - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

KPFF
4

KPFF

Drafter

$54,167

 /yr
Range: $52K - $71K

$52K

$71K

$51,641 - $70,552 Range

Helix Electric
3.9

Helix Electric

Drafter

$42,546

 /yr
Range: $39K - $49K

$39K

$49K

$38,541 - $48,544 Range

Camp Dresser McKee
2.6

Camp Dresser McKee

Drafter

$58,551

 /yr
Range: $56K - $71K

$56K

$71K

$56,351 - $71,432 Range

Construction Specialties
3

Construction Specialties

Drafter - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $25

$20

$25

$20 - $25 Range

Sheladia Associates
3

Sheladia Associates

Drafter

$62,029

 /yr
Range: $61K - $64K

$61K

$64K

$60,968 - $64,013 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

Drafter

$56,439

 /yr
Range: $43K - $69K

$43K

$69K

$43,398 - $68,752 Range

1st St. NW Technical Staffing
4.7

1st St. NW Technical Staffing

Drafter - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $21 - $27

$21

$27

$21 - $27 Range

Stantec
3.8

Stantec

Drafter

$61,124

 /yr
Range: $59K - $115K

$59K

$115K

$58,828 - $114,501 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Drafter salaries

The national average salary for a Drafter is $47,854 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Drafter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 850 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Drafter employees.

The highest salary for a Drafter in United States is $67,861 per year.

The lowest salary for a Drafter in United States is $33,746 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent drafter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$19
hourly
A CAD Drafter in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Loss Draft Specialist in the Springfield, OH Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Springfield, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Drafter A in the Longview, TX Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Longview, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A CAD Drafter in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$1,779
monthly
A Loss Draft Specialist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $1,779 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A CAD Drafter in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, ME Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A CAD Drafter in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private