DRAFTSMAN/DESIGNER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$51,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Leidos
Highest Paying City
South Gate, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a draftsman/designer make?
Draftsman/Designers in the US make on average $52,035 annually or $25.02 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $73,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Draftsman/Designers are Retail companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Draftsman/Designer jobs are Alaska, Nevada, Washington, California, and Oregon. The typical employment in the position spans 4.3 years.
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Average Draftsman/Designer Salary By Company

Draftsman/Designer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Draftsman/Designers are in Retail companies and Technology companies. Draftsman/Designers at Leidos and Portland Glass report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Ukpeagvik IOoOupiat Corporation or Indium, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Draftsman/Designers.

Average Draftsman/Designer Salary By Location

As a Draftsman/Designer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $52,035 per year or $25.02 per hour. Draftsman/Designers make the most in South Gate, CA at about $61,228 per year. Not only that, South Gate, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $34,000. Alaska, Nevada, Washington, California, and Oregon are the top 5 highest earning states for Draftsman/Designers. On the other hand, Maine, South Carolina, Georgia, Hawaii, and Wyoming report the lowest wages for Draftsman/Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
South Gate, CA
$61,228
2
Salt Lake City, UT
$58,062
3
Georgetown, TX
$54,763
4
Tempe, AZ
$54,328
5
Norwalk, CT
$53,893

Average Draftsman/Designer Salary By Industry

Draftsman/Designer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Draftsman/Designers. Professional companies pay their Draftsman/Designers the highest wages, averaging $53,683 per year. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $53,512 and $51,014, respectively. At $50,010, the average salary for Draftsman/Designers in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$53,683
2
Manufacturing
$53,512
3
Technology
$51,014
4
Construction
$50,010

RECENTLY ADDED Draftsman/Designer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Alexander D. Christoforidis
Draftsman/Designer
02/25/2019
$38,563