Typical Income for Drafters

Hourly Income

On average,drafters make $27.16 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Drafters $16.30 $20.31 $25.71 $32.13 $40.05
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians $15.88 $20.18 $26.41 $33.66 $41.50
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, drafters make $56,500 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Drafters $33,910 $42,240 $53,480 $66,840 $83,300
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians $33,040 $41,970 $54,940 $70,000 $86,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics