DESIGN DRAFTER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$46,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$64,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Targa Resources
Highest Paying City
Alameda, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a design drafter make?
The national average salary for a Design Drafter in the U.S. is $46,384 annually or $22.3 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $64,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $33,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Design Drafters are Professional companies and Internet companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Design Drafter salaries are Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The typical employment for a Design Drafter is 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Drafter
$45,694

Average Design Drafter Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Design Drafter makes. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Targa Resources and Apple are the best paying companies for Design Drafters. Companies like Chart Industries and PulteGroup also report very competitive wages for Design Drafters.

Average Design Drafter Salary By Location

Across America, Design Drafters make on average $46,384 annually or $22.3 hourly. Alameda, CA reports the highest annual salary for Design Drafters at 69,611. Even as an entry-level Design Drafter, you will make $41,000 per year in Alameda, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Design Drafter salaries are Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. On the other hand, Illinois, Alabama, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota report the lowest wages for Design Drafters.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Alameda, CA
$69,611
2
Tualatin, OR
$58,817
3
Bremerton, WA
$58,810
4
Scottsdale, AZ
$51,525
5
Alexandria, VA
$49,830

Average Design Drafter Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Design Drafter works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Utilities companies pay their Design Drafters well. Professional companies pay their Design Drafters the highest wages, averaging $48,566 per year. Manufacturing companies and Utilities companies pay well too, at $47,269 and $46,547, respectively. At $43,588, the average salary for Design Drafters in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$48,566
2
Manufacturing
$47,269
3
Utilities
$46,547
4
Construction
$44,633
5
Retail
$44,205

RECENTLY ADDED Design Drafter SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Selectek
Design Drafter
10/28/2019
$39,653
PDS
Design Drafter
10/26/2019
$93,915
10/26/2019
$37,000
Kelly Services
Design Drafter
10/17/2019
$46,958
Selectek
Design Drafter
10/15/2019
$41,740
ITW Gaylord
Design Drafter
09/26/2019
$41,740
Selectek
Design Drafter
09/11/2019
$48,001
Selectek
Design Drafter
08/20/2019
$41,740
Selectek
Design Drafter
08/13/2019
$48,001
08/08/2019
$46,400
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