What Are The Training Requirements for Electrical And Electronics Drafters?

Electrical and electronics drafters need an associate's degree.

Degrees for Electrical and electronics drafters
Typical education of Electrical and electronics drafters
Percent
Less than High School 1.2
High School 10.4
Some College 27.6
Associates Degree 32.7
Bachelors Degree 22.8
Masters Degree 4.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.8

What Is the Employment Outlook for Electrical And Electronics Drafters?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more electrical and electronics drafters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.

This career includes 30,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Electrical And Electronics Drafters Make?

On average, electrical and electronics drafters make $30.48 per hour or $63,390 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Electrical And Electronics Drafters?

Hourly income for Electrical and electronics drafters in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical and electronics drafters $17.20 $22.24 $28.83 $37.36 $46.55
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
Drafters $16.30 $20.31 $25.71 $32.13 $40.05
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Electrical And Electronics Drafters?

Annual salary for Electrical and electronics drafters in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical and electronics drafters $35,780 $46,260 $59,970 $77,700 $96,820
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
Drafters $33,910 $42,240 $53,480 $66,840 $83,300
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

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