Detail Drafter Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$48,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$48,000
Median 50%
$62,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
United Technologies
Highest Paying City
Reno, NV
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a detail drafter make?
The national average salary for a Detail Drafter in the U.S. is $48,964 annually or $23.54 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 25,000. The top 10 percent earn over $63,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $38,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Detail Drafters are Construction companies and Technology companies. Alaska, Rhode Island, Connecticut, California, and Nevada have the highest paying Detail Drafter jobs. The typical tenure for a Detail Drafter is 3.0 years.
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Drafter
$43,091

Average Detail Drafter Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Detail Drafter in the USA is $48,964 annually or $23.54 hourly. Detail Drafters make the most in Reno, NV at about $55,778 per year. The Reno, NV average entry-level salary for Detail Drafters is $32,000. Alaska, Rhode Island, Connecticut, California, and Nevada are the states with the highest payscale for Detail Drafters. Arizona, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Indiana are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Detail Drafter Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Detail Drafters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Detail Drafter Salary By Company

There is good job security in Detail Drafter positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Construction companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Detail Drafters are United Technologies and Northrop Grumman. In addition, companies like Grunau and Steel Dynamics report highly competitive salaries for Detail Drafters.

Average Detail Drafter Pay By Industry

Wages for Detail Drafters can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, and Construction companies pay their Detail Drafters well. Salaries for Detail Drafters in Energy companies average $50,397 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Construction companies pay $49,600 and $48,158, respectively. The average salary for Detail Drafters in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $47,471.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$50,397
$50k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$49,600
$50k
Construction
Construction
$48,158
$48k
Retail
Retail
$47,821
$48k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$47,471
$47k

Detail Drafter Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Detail Drafter Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Selectek
Selectek
Structural Detailer/Drafter
Structural Detailer/Drafter
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$45,000
$45,000
Selectek
Selectek
Structural Detailer/Drafter
Structural Detailer/Drafter
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$41,740
$41,740
Drafter Detailer
Drafter Detailer
02/24/2020
02/24/2020
$41,000
$41,000
Detailer/Drafter
Detailer/Drafter
02/21/2020
02/21/2020
$35,479
$35,479
Selectek
Selectek
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
01/09/2020
01/09/2020
$43,827
$43,827
Selectek
Selectek
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
12/13/2019
12/13/2019
$41,740
$41,740
Selectek
Selectek
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
11/20/2019
11/20/2019
$41,740
$41,740
Selectek
Selectek
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
11/14/2019
11/14/2019
$41,740
$41,740
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
10/31/2019
10/31/2019
$55,000
$55,000
Selectek
Selectek
Detail Drafter
Detail Drafter
10/29/2019
10/29/2019
$41,740
$41,740