How much does a Drafter I make in the United States? The average Drafter I salary in the United States is $49,982 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $44,405 and $58,889. 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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Job Description for Drafter I

Drafter I provides routine drafting support, prepares various drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints and sketches. Utilizes established techniques, standards and tools like computer aided drafting software to prepare technical drawings. Being a Drafter I coordinates and consults with engineers or designers to complete projects. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Additionally, Drafter I typically requires an associate degree. The Drafter I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Drafter I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Drafter I: Technical Drafting, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, CAD Software, Engineering Support

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