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Drafter CAD Electrical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,877 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter CAD Electrical is $70,877 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter CAD Electrical is between $50,906 and $87,391. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Drafts detailed drawings, such as wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical detail drawings, and drawings of intermediate and final assemblies, used in manufacture, assembly, installation, and repair of electronic components, printed circuit boards, and equipment.
  • Prepares working plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches and notes for engineering or production purposes according to dimensional specifications.
  • Prepares, computes, and verifies specifications drafting data, upon examination of electronic schematics and supporting documents received from design engineering.
Drafter CAD Electrical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Job family population: 26,060

Estimated population of Drafter CAD Electrical jobs: 426

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Drafter CAD Electrical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Electrical CAD (Control Panels)
May 23
La Grange, IL, USA
Electrical CAD Electrical CAD Drafter (6+ years experience) We are a leading supplier & Integrator of Material Handling and Automation Systems in the manufacturing and distribution markets. The ideal ...
CAD Drafter Designer - Water Resources Engineering
Apr 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Schaaf & Wheeler, Consulting Civil Engineers
Schaaf & Wheeler is looking for a highly proficient CAD Drafter/Designer to develop design and construction drawings. This position involves the extensive use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, drafting systems ...
CAD Specialist
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Rightsize Facility
AS degree Interior Design, Architecture, CAD/CADD, Mechanical Drafting * Knowledge and experience of systems furniture knowledge desired * 1-2 years AutoCAD design-related experience Compensation and ...
Survey CAD Technician
May 23
CHICAGO, United States
Rosemont, IL is seeking a Survey CAD Technician with 1 or more years of experience to join our Survey Department. This position works within a team environment of surveyors, engineers and other ...
CAD Drafter - Solidworks
Apr 1
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Klein Tools
We are currently looking for a CAD Drafter to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL Facility. Responsibilities This is a supporting position where the individual is responsible for working with the ...
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