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 science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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.

An Electrical or Electronics Drafter receives salaries of somewhere between 40000 - 60000 depending on education and experience. Electrical and Electronics Drafters can get wages of Fifty Six Thousand dollars yearly.

Electrical and Electronics Drafters can obtain the highest pay in Illinois, where they can get compensation, on average, of approximating $66480. Professionals that work in this career can expect the most salary in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get wages of $62230.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.70 percent nationwide in that time.
Electrical and Electronics Drafters tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $62,230
Transportation and Warehousing $60,730
Construction $56,500
Manufacturing $56,310
Public Administration $55,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $55,150
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Information $49,150
Wholesale Trade $53,020
Management of Companies and Enterprises $53,230
Other Services (except Public Administration) $53,560
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $54,250
Educational Services $54,420