The average wage for a Mechanical Drafter with Engineering Design skills is $18.57 per hour.

$31,791 - $54,029
$32K
$45K
$54K
MEDIAN: $44,685
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$14.62 - $24.44
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,791 - $54,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$32,046 - $52,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $24.44  
   
Overtime
$19.75 - $35.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$32,046 - $52,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Drafter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Mechanical Drafter

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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