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Drafter IV in the United States

How much does a Drafter IV earn in the United States? The average Drafter IV salary in the United States is $84,209 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $72,769 and $97,322. 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

Job Description

Provides drafting support for high complexity or unique projects, prepares various drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints and sketches. Utilizes established techniques, standards and tools like computer aided drafting software to prepare technical drawings. Collaborates with engineers or designers to complete and contribute to projects. Makes recommendations, prioritizes drafting work, and acts as advisor to other drafters on advanced methods and techniques. May require an associates degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience.

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    Drafter III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Drafter IV

    7 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Drafting Supervisor


    Bachelor's Degree

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