Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Mechanical Drafter is R201,134
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Drafters?
An early career Mechanical Drafter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R143,750 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Drafter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R234,696 based on 28 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Mechanical Drafters Do?
Mechanical drafters prepare technical drawings of machinery, robotics, and other mechanical devices in industries such as manufacturing. This usually involves the use of computer aided design (CAD) software.
The majority of a mechanical drafter's working hours are spent on a computer, running simulations which require constant modifications to mathematical equations and algorithms. Deadlines are of extreme importance in this field, so a mechanical drafter should expect to work more than a …Read more