Draftsman

Draftsman Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$49,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$49,000
Median 50%
$74,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Parsons
Highest Paying City
Alameda, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a draftsman make?
Draftsmen in America make an average salary of $49,186 per year or $23.65 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $74,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Draftsmen are in Internet companies and Technology companies. Washington, Alaska, New Jersey, California, and New Mexico have the highest paying Draftsman jobs. The typical employment for a Draftsman is 3.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Drafter
$45,694

Average Draftsman Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Draftsman in the USA is $49,186 annually or $23.65 hourly. Working in Alameda, CA as a Draftsman will pay you the highest wages at around $66,229 per year. The average entry-level salary in Alameda, CA is $35,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Draftsman salaries are Washington, Alaska, New Jersey, California, and New Mexico. North Dakota, Nebraska, and District of Columbia have the lowest Draftsman salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Alameda, CA
$66,229
2
Annapolis, MD
$55,502
3
Goodyear, AZ
$55,207
4
Stratford, CT
$54,219
5
Deer Park, TX
$54,191

Average Draftsman Salary By Company

There is good job security in Draftsman positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Internet companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Parsons and Cargill are the best paying companies for Draftsmen. Also, companies like Bennett and Boeing pay their Draftsmen very well.

Average Draftsman Pay By Industry

Wages for Draftsmen can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Construction companies, and Telecommunication companies pay their Draftsmen well. Health Care companies pay their Draftsmen the highest wages, averaging $51,218 per year. Construction companies and Telecommunication companies pay well too, at $51,197 and $50,080, respectively. The types of companies that pay Draftsmen the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $44,837.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$51,218
2
Construction
$51,197
3
Telecommunication
$50,080
4
Energy
$49,930
5
Technology
$49,063

Recently Added Draftsman Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
12/31/2019
$27,131
VBC Manufacturing
Draftsman
10/31/2019
$48,001
Aventure Staffing
Draftsman
10/29/2019
$40,000
Randstad
Draftsman
10/25/2019
$40,000
Alamotero Surveyors
Draftsman
09/30/2019
$37,566
Spherion
Draftsman
09/11/2019
$41,740
Peopleshare Inc.
Draftsman
08/04/2019
$41,740
07/30/2019
$37,566
Palm Harbor Homes
Draftsman
07/30/2019
$37,566
Confidential
Draftsman
06/08/2019
$83,480
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