(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Draftsman Salary

$59,579 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,323

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Draftsman is $59,579 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Draftsman is between $43,337 and $73,097. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Draftsman. 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.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Description:
  • Drafts designs utilizing computer-aided drafting systems to prepare drawings and designs.
  • Converses with engineers and other subject matter experts to interpret design concepts, determine nature and type of required detailed working drawings, and coordinate work with others.
  • Uses required drafting and mechanical drawing skills, and knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software.
Draftsman Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 14,580

Estimated population of Draftsman jobs: 231

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,069
5 Year Change:
16 %
Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Draftsman Job Listings for United States

Industrial Designer / Draftsman / Mech. Engineer
Nov 25
us
Smith Machine Worx
Automation Designer / Draftsman / Engineer: We are looking for a creative / imaginative person that is an expert with Solid Works software in the area of designing and drawing custom automation and ...
Mechanical CAD Drafter ^ (L)
Dec 12
Santa Rosa, United States
Avispa LLC
Mechanical CAD Drafter 801724 ^ (L) You will provide key mechanical design and drafting services to R&D teams in an NPI environment. You will create and modify 3D CAD models for fabricated mechanical ...
Mechanical Drafter
Dec 10
Waltham, MA, USA
Repligen
The mechanical designer/drafter will work with Mechanical Engineers in the R&D and Manufacturing groups and will be primarily responsible for the creation and/or editing of existing CAD files ...
Electro-Mechanical Designer_Drafter
Dec 9
us
Infinitum Electric
ELECTRO-MECHANICAL DESIGNER - DRAFTER The EM Designer-Drafter reports to the Director of Engineering and is responsible for the production of schematics, PCB design, model-based designs and drafting ...
Electrical-Mechanical Designer/Drafter
Dec 5
us
TruPath
This position will provide electro-mechanical design and drafting support to the product design team. Major Responsibilities: * Produce drawings and documents using SolidWorks software. * Perform ...

The average pay for a Draftsman is $59,579 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Draftsman is between $43,337 and $73,097. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Draftsman. 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.

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

Salaries By Location

Draftsman
Draftsman
Visit our white paper page

Download white papers like our popular quarterly national compensation forecast report.

Similar Job Titles

Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources
Industrial Designer / Draftsman / Mech. Engineer
Nov 25
us
Smith Machine Worx
Automation Designer / Draftsman / Engineer: We are looking for a creative / imaginative person that is an expert with Solid Works software in the area of designing and drawing custom automation and ...
Mechanical CAD Drafter ^ (L)
Dec 12
Santa Rosa, United States
Avispa LLC
Mechanical CAD Drafter 801724 ^ (L) You will provide key mechanical design and drafting services to R&D teams in an NPI environment. You will create and modify 3D CAD models for fabricated mechanical ...
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources