Overview

Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings and plans. Workers in production and construction use these plans to build everything from microchips to skyscrapers. Like other workers who primarily use computers to do their work, drafters usually work indoors and full time, although overtime is not uncommon.

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Ruben Ruiz Acien was a Drafter

I was so happy working as drafter. It was very easy for me to draw anything on a computer following specifications given by an architect.

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Employment Stats

Bachelor's degree required

Growing by 0.8% over the next 8 years

$51K Average annual salary

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