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Drafter (Simple) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,867 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter (Simple) is $52,867 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter (Simple) is between $38,992 and $64,432. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Drafter (Simple). 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 and prepares drawings of simple easily-visualized structures, systems, parts, or equipment from sketches or marked up prints.
  • Performs straight forward or routine work under supervision.
Drafter (Simple) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 15,300

Estimated population of Drafter (Simple) jobs: 731

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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 (Simple) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Electrical Designer - Machine Controls 19-00407
May 23
Bartlett, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Design and draft arrangement of linkage of conductors, relays, and other components using Autocad and or EPlan software * Program simple control systems for cam, servo, and air operated stations ...
Business Analyst/Contracts Manager
May 13
Northbrook, IL, USA
DataMax System Solutions
Our ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in drafting responses to RFP (Requests ... simple reason: we maintain a competitive advantage in a niche industry.
Investment Consultant
Feb 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Mesirow Financial
... advisors through a simple, flexible program. The Opportunity Mesirow Financial Investment ... Interact with investment management companies, lead investment manager calls, and draft meeting ...
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