How much does a Draftsman I make in the United States? The average Draftsman I salary in the United States is $50,700 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $45,100 and $59,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Draftsman I utilizes established techniques, standards and tools like computer aided drafting software to prepare technical drawings. Provides routine drafting support, prepares various drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints and sketches. Being a Draftsman I may require an associate's degreeTypically reports to a supervisor or manager. Coordinates and consults with engineers or designers to complete projects. Being a Draftsman I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Working as a Draftsman I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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