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Drafter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$70,612 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter is $70,612 a year and $34 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter is between $50,859 and $86,993. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Drafter. 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

  • Drafts and creates routine to moderately complex detailed drawings, sketches, and profiles used in the planning or construction of various physical projects or products.
  • Follows directions to conceive of or create form and design variations for consideration.
  • Uses extensive knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software.
Drafter Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 15,300

Estimated population of Drafter jobs: 806

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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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...

Drafter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

CAD / Revit Drafter
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Human Capital Pursuit
We are conducting a search for a CAD / Revit Drafter for a client in the Seattle area. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the top firms in the area. Requirements include: * 3 + years of ...
AutoCAD Drafter
May 17
Seattle, WA, USA
Fusion Solutions
AutoCAD Drafter Location: Walnut Creek CA / Seattle WA Key Job Responsibilities : * Produce AutoCAD design drawing sets for wireless telecom industry. * Work as a team member across multiple fields ...
Temporary REVIT Drafter Architecture - (Retail/Commercial Experience)
Jun 11
Lynnwood, WA, USA
PM Design Group, Inc.
Our talented drafters are the backbone of our company and play a key and vital role in the success of our Team. We have a great career opportunity for an experienced REVIT drafter. You must have at ...
Jun 7
Puyallup, WA, USA
Northwest Precast
Prior Precast Concrete, Structural Steel and Civil Based drafting experience a plus. Structural Engineering experience highly desirable. High paced, friendly work atmosphere. Qualifications and ...
Architectural Drafter
May 10
Everett, WA, USA
Northshore Exteriors
As a drafter, you will learn all information related to our products and be expected to convey that information in an understandable way. We are looking for motivated professionals who are able to ...
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