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Drafter Automotive Design Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$59,918 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,228

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Automotive Design is $59,918 a year and $29 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Automotive Design is between $43,827 and $73,330. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
$69,461
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Automotive Design is $59,918 a year and $29 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Automotive Design is between $43,827 and $73,330. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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