Career Outlook for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Also known as:  Circuit Board Drafter, Electrical Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technician, Electrical Drafter, Electrical Systems Drafter, Electronic Drafter, Printed Circuit Board Drafter
The overall job outlook for Electrical or Electronics Drafter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 19.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.3 percent per year. Demand for Electrical and Electronics Drafters is expected to go up, with an expected 5,940 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.66 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Electrical and Electronics Drafters in the following states
California 3,120
Texas 3,070
New York 1,800
Pennsylvania 1,390
Florida 1,250
Washington 1,090
Illinois 920
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Electrical and Electronics Drafters
North Dakota 60
Nebraska 90
Iowa 90
Montana 100
West Virginia 110
Rhode Island 130
Nevada 130