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Drafter Automotive Design Layout Salary
in Alabama, United States

$50,947 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Automotive Design Layout is $50,947 a year and $24 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Automotive Design Layout is between $37,161 and $62,402. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares working layouts and master drawings of automotive vehicle components, assemblies, or systems from specifications, prior layouts, well-defined sketches, models or verbal instructions sufficient for detailing, applying knowledge of conventional and computerized drafting techniques and procedures, automotive vehicle design, manufacturing processes and limitations, using conventional drafting instruments and computerized work aids: studies specifications, sketches, notes, and other design data and measures prior layouts, using scales and dividers, to determine details and dimensions of components being laid out from superimposed views and sections of parts on layouts.
  • Lays out on vellum major or minor components, assemblies, or systems in full-scale working layouts.
  • Performs mathematical calculations to work out detailed additions to specifications, applying knowledge of mathematical formulas, using slide rule or digital calculators.
  • Develops design of details not completely defined.
  • Projects sections and auxiliary views of components on layouts.
  • Makes corrections, revisions, and changes to layouts as directed by auto-design checker 017.261-010 or drafter, automotive design 017.261-042.
  • Drafts master drawing of approved design on mylar, aluminum, or other materials.
  • Specializes in laying out specific type of body or chassis components, assemblies, or systems.
  • Coordinates and works in conjunction with other workers designing, laying out, or detailing same or related structures.
  • May direct activities of detailers.
Drafter Automotive Design Layout Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Mechanical Drafters

Job family population: 58,190

Estimated population of Drafter Automotive Design Layout jobs: 3,230

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Drafter Automotive Design Layout Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Industrial Engineer
Mar 21
Vance, AL, USA
HRU Technical Resources
Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and work space to illustrate maximum efficiency ... industries (Automotive, Military/Aerospace, Insurance, Education etc.) and professions ...
Electrical CAD Designer
Mar 19
Birmingham, AL, USA
Taylor Technical Services, Inc.
Create the electrical layout for projects in 3D. * Take responsibility for work produced to a high ... Associates degree in drafting and at least 4 years of relevant electrical design field experience ...
Industrial Engineer
Jan 28
Vance, AL, USA
SWJ Technology
Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency ... Bachelor of Science in lndustrial or Mechanical Engineering. * 3-5 years' experience in automotive
CAD Designer - 4433394
Feb 19
Falkville, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Uses computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs. Creates and ... Sketches rough layout of machine and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii ...
CAD Designer
Mar 7
Madison, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
... layout, light bars. etc.) on a timely basis * Reviews new unit bid sales orders (auto quote) for ... Familiarity with vehicle designs or previous work experience in an automotive environment is ...
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