What is the average salary for a Drafter?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Drafter is $51,250. Salaries start from $32,440 and go up to $74,200. Please note that the average salary for a Drafter may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Drafters in United States earn:

$74,200
Senior

The top 25% of Drafters in United States earn:

$60,300
Experienced

The middle 50% of Drafters in United States earn:

$48,800
Junior

The bottom 25% of Drafters in United States earn:

$39,630
Starting

The bottom 10% of Drafters in United States earn:

$32,440

Historical salary

Drafter salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Drafter Salary in Alaska 67,160 1
Drafter Salary in Rhode Island 61,660 2
Drafter Salary in Connecticut 58,230 3
Drafter Salary in California 57,850 4
Drafter Salary in Colorado 56,440 5
Drafter Salary in Georgia 55,860 6
Drafter Salary in Maryland 54,920 7
Drafter Salary in Massachusetts 54,720 8
Drafter Salary in North Carolina 54,590 9
Drafter Salary in Washington 54,440 10
Drafter Salary in Nevada 54,430 11
Drafter Salary in District of Columbia 54,160 12
Drafter Salary in Louisiana 53,490 13
Drafter Salary in Virginia 52,910 14
Drafter Salary in New York 52,330 15
Drafter Salary in Minnesota 51,880 16
Drafter Salary in New Jersey 51,850 17
Drafter Salary in Oklahoma 51,650 18
Drafter Salary in United States 51,250 19
Drafter Salary in Oregon 50,850 20
Drafter Salary in Texas 50,670 21
Drafter Salary in New Hampshire 50,110 22
Drafter Salary in Michigan 49,680 23
Drafter Salary in Arizona 49,350 24
Drafter Salary in Missouri 49,310 25
Drafter Salary in Pennsylvania 49,050 26
Drafter Salary in New Mexico 48,820 27
Drafter Salary in South Carolina 48,620 28
Drafter Salary in Wisconsin 48,190 29
Drafter Salary in Delaware 48,060 30
Drafter Salary in Kentucky 47,890 31
Drafter Salary in Hawaii 47,870 32
Drafter Salary in Florida 47,600 33
Drafter Salary in Utah 47,430 34
Drafter Salary in Ohio 47,390 35
Drafter Salary in Tennessee 47,350 36
Drafter Salary in Iowa 47,300 37
Drafter Salary in Indiana 47,030 38
Drafter Salary in Alabama 46,470 39
Drafter Salary in Maine 46,250 40
Drafter Salary in North Dakota 46,190 41
Drafter Salary in Nebraska 46,050 42
Drafter Salary in Illinois 46,040 43
Drafter Salary in Vermont 44,810 44
Drafter Salary in Montana 44,490 45
Drafter Salary in Mississippi 44,360 46
Drafter Salary in Idaho 44,100 47
Drafter Salary in Kansas 44,050 48
Drafter Salary in Arkansas 43,670 49
Drafter Salary in West Virginia 43,420 50
Drafter Salary in Wyoming 43,260 51
Drafter Salary in Guam 39,790 52
Drafter Salary in Virgin Islands 39,600 53
Drafter Salary in South Dakota 37,890 54
Drafter Salary in Puerto Rico 26,410 55

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics