Electrical / Electronics Drafter Salary (United States)

An Electrical / Electronics Drafter earns an average wage of $17.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Electrical / Electronics Drafter Total Pay (?
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$31,320 - $60,613
(Median)
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51K
61K
MEDIAN: $42,528
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Electrical / Electronics Drafter Total Pay (?
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$13.51 - $25.85
(Median)
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26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,320 - $60,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,207  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,762 - $57,978  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$20.16 - $36.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,207  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$29,762 - $57,978  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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Job Description for Electrical / Electronics Drafter
  • Work with clients, vendors and engineers to create specifications and schematics.
  • Explain, interpret and audit drawings, installations and documentation.
  • Create technical electrical drawings to meet quality and manufacturing needs.
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Experience Affects Electrical / Electronics Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Electrical / Electronics Drafter Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
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National Average
$40,000
AutoCAD
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Microstation
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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