Entry-Level Mechanical Drafter Salary

An Entry-Level Mechanical Drafter earns an average wage of $17.24 per hour.

$30,366 - $54,009
$30K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,853
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50%
90%

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$13.36 - $22.11
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.24
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,366 - $54,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$29,034 - $51,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.36 - $22.11  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $31.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$29,034 - $51,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 305

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,190

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Key Stats for Mechanical Drafter

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲5%

Engineering Design
▲3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲2%

▲1%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

Autodesk Inventor
▼4%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼4%

Autocad 2000i
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 25%