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Architectural Drafter I in the United States

How much does a Architectural Drafter I earn in the United States? The average Architectural Drafter I salary in the United States is $43,937 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $36,859 and $53,181. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Conceives, designs, plans and constructs models for new or modified structures. Coordinates and determines quantity and types of materials needed, and schedules material orders to support the construction or build schedule. May also be responsible for using computer equipment to layout diagrams and schematics used to install and repair electrical systems. May require an associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

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  1. This Job:

    Architectural Drafter I

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Architectural Drafter II

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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