How much does a Drafter IV make in the United States? The average Drafter IV salary in the United States is $86,882 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $75,077 and $100,423. 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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Drafter IV provides drafting support for high complexity or unique projects, 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 IV collaborates with engineers or designers to complete and contribute to projects. Makes recommendations, prioritizes drafting work, and acts as advisor to other drafters on advanced methods and techniques. Additionally, Drafter IV may require an associate degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Drafter IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Drafter IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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

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