Salary 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 helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

The technical drawings used to create, repair, and install electronic devices are prepared by electrical and electronics drafters. These individuals may create circuit board assembly diagrams, wiring diagrams, and numerous other technical drawings used in the electronics industry. Apprenticeships and some college training may be expected of individuals working in this occupation.

A Electrical or Electronics Drafter will normally get salaries ranging from $37,020 and $101,130 depending on tenure level. can get an average compensation of sixty-five thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars per year.

receive the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to $96,230. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Utilities, where they can earn job pay of $80,460.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.59 percent nationwide in that time.


Electrical and Electronics Drafters tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Transportation and Warehousing
Public Administration

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Public Administration