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Drafter Chief Design Salary

$68,032 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Chief Design is $68,032 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Chief Design is between $48,863 and $83,883. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Oversees drafters, architectural; drafters, electrical; drafters, mechanical; and drafters, structural in drawing designs of indoor and outdoor facilities and structures of electrical or gas power plants and substations.
  • Consults with engineering staff on development of plans and designs for buildings and installations and prepares layout diagrams to ensure accurate interpretation of designs by workers supervised.
Drafter Chief Design Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mechanical Drafters

Job family population: 58,190

Estimated population of Drafter Chief Design jobs: 1,946

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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