Lead Drafter Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Drafter make in the United States? The average Lead Drafter salary in the United States is $85,073 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $73,523 and $98,323. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Lead Drafter utilizes established techniques, standards and tools like computer aided drafting software to prepare technical drawings. Provides drafting support for high complexity or unique projects, prepares various drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints and sketches. Being a Lead Drafter makes recommendations, prioritizes drafting work, and acts as advisor to other drafters on advanced methods and techniques. Collaborates with engineers or designers to complete and contribute to projects. In addition, Lead Drafter may require an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Lead Drafter work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Working as a Lead Drafter typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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