Drafting Internship Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$51,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$66,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ETC
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Illinois
Average Experience Level
0.8 years
How much does a drafting internship make?
As a Drafting Internship in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $51,621 per year or $24.82 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $66,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $39,000 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Drafting Internship salaries are Illinois, Alaska, Maryland, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Most Drafting Interns spend 0.8 years in the position.

Average Drafting Internship Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Drafting Internship in the United States is $51,621 per year or $24.82 per hour. The city with the highest Drafting Internship salary is San Francisco, CA at $59,409 per year. Not only that, San Francisco, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $37,000. Some of the states with the best Drafting Internship salaries are Illinois, Alaska, Maryland, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. Hawaii, South Carolina, and Michigan have the lowest Drafting Internship salaries.

Map of Drafting Internship Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Drafting Internship Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Drafting Internship makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Drafting Interns are Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. ETC and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories are the best paying companies for Drafting Interns. Companies like United Technologies and Topcon America also report very competitive wages for Drafting Interns.

Average Drafting Internship Pay By Industry

Wages for Drafting Interns can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Manufacturing companies, and Automotive companies pay their Drafting Interns well. Energy companies pay Drafting Interns an average salary of $57,528, Manufacturing companies pay $54,055, and Automotive companys come in at $49,904. The types of companies that pay Drafting Interns the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $47,560.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$57,528
$58k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$54,055
$54k
Automotive
Automotive
$49,904
$50k
Technology
Technology
$49,120
$49k
Construction
Construction
$49,089
$49k
Utilities
Utilities
$48,702
$49k
Professional
Professional
$47,560
$48k

Drafting Internship Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Drafting Internship Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
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$32,349
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$23,600
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$32,349
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$38,522
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