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Drafter Automotive Design Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$55,709 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,142

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Automotive Design is $55,709 a year and $27 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Automotive Design is between $40,748 and $68,179. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Designs and drafts working layouts and master drawings of automotive vehicle components, assemblies, and systems from specifications, sketches, models, prototype or verbal instructions, applying knowledge of automotive vehicle design, engineering principles, manufacturing processes and limitations, and conventional and computer drafting techniques and procedures, using drafting instruments and computerized work aids: analyzes specifications, sketches, engineering drawings, ideas and related design data to determine critical factors affecting design of components based on knowledge of previous designs and manufacturing processes and limitations.
  • Draws rough sketches and performs mathematical computations to develop design and work out detailed specifications of components.
  • Applies knowledge of mathematical formulas and physical laws and uses conventional and computerized work aids to make calculations.
  • Performs preliminary and advanced work in development of working layouts and final master drawings adequate for detailing parts and units of design.
  • Makes revisions to size, shape and arrangement of parts to create practical design.
  • Confers with automotive engineer 007.061-010 and others on staff to resolve design problems.
  • Specializes in design of specific type of body or chassis components, assemblies or systems, such as door panels, chassis frame and supports, or braking system.
Drafter Automotive Design Job Prevalence in Reno, Nevada, United States

Job family: Mechanical Drafters

Job family population: 58,190

Estimated population of Drafter Automotive Design jobs: 2,747

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,582
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Reno, Nevada

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the northwestern part of the state, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno...

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