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How much does a Drafter make in Illinois?

Average Drafter Hourly Wage in Illinois

Drafters earn a median hourly wage of $22.75. Hourly wages typically start from $16.01 and go up to $37.88.

Average Drafter Yearly Salary in Illinois

Drafters earn a median salary of $47,320 per year. Salaries typically start from $33,310 and go up to $78,800.

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How to Become a Drafter

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Drafter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Drafter Earnings

The highest earning Drafters in Illinois earn:

$37.88
an hour
$78,800
per year
Senior Drafter Earnings

Senior Drafters in Illinois earn:

$29.36
an hour
$61,060
per year
Experienced Drafter Earnings

Experienced Drafters in Illinois earn:

$22.75
an hour
$47,320
per year
Junior Drafter Earnings

Junior Drafters in Illinois earn:

$18.47
an hour
$38,410
per year
Starting Drafter Earnings

Starting Drafters in Illinois earn:

$16.01
an hour
$33,310
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Drafter salary comparison

Historical salary for Drafters in Illinois

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

How to Become a Drafter

Interested in becoming a Drafter? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good drafter? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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