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Drafter Mechanical Salary

$60,783 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,374

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Drafter Mechanical is $60,783 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Mechanical is between $44,027 and $74,698. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Drafter Mechanical. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Drafts detailed drawings of a wide variety of machinery and mechanical devices, indicating dimensions and tolerances, fasteners and joining requirements, and other engineering data.
  • Calculates and lays out dimensions angles, curvature, materials to be used, relationship of one part to another, and relationship of various parts, utilizing knowledge of engineering practices, mathematics, materials, technology, and related physical sciences.
Drafter Mechanical Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mechanical Drafters

Job family population: 56,170

Estimated population of Drafter Mechanical jobs: 2,450

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,464
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Drafter Mechanical Job Listings for United States

Mechanical Drafter
Dec 2
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Apollo Technical
Apollo Technical has an immediate need for a MEP/Mechanical designer/drafter in the Des Plaines IL area Duties: Will be working on mechanical drawings using AutoCAD for commercial buildings ...
CAD Drafter / Mechanical Drafter
Nov 7
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Union Tank Car Company - UTLX
Designs feature the relationship between various tank car mechanical parts and systems along with ... The drafter reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established ...
Industrial Designer / Draftsman / Mech. Engineer
Nov 25
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Smith Machine Worx
Automation Designer / Draftsman / Engineer: We are looking for a creative / imaginative person that ... If you are an up-beat, energetic, problem-solving, mechanical nerd, who likes college football ...
Mechanical Drafter
Nov 26
Irving, TX, USA
Apollo Technical
Apollo Technical has an immediate need for a Mechanical Drafter in the Irving, TX area. This is a 6 month contract to hire position. It is looking to start ASAP. Requirements: Proficient in AutoCAD 0 ...
Mechanical Drafter
Nov 22
Austin, TX, USA
Yoh Services
Mechanical Drafter/Technical Illustrator * Location: Austin, TX * Estimated project length: 1 year Contract with possible extension Illustrator Job Duties and Responsibilities: * Create, modify ...

The average pay for a Drafter Mechanical is $60,783 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Mechanical is between $44,027 and $74,698. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Drafter Mechanical. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Mechanical Drafter
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Nov 7
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Designs feature the relationship between various tank car mechanical parts and systems along with ... The drafter reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established ...
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