Drafter salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 6,967 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Drafters make?
The average total salary for a Drafter is $48,000 per year. This is based on data from 6,967 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Drafter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Drafter salary can vary between $21,500 to $88,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Drafter salary by location

Drafter salary by company

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Vulcraft Division Of Nucor Corp, Madison County, NE
13 income tax records
$39K – $72K
General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
57 income tax records
$34K – $73K
Rainbow Design Services, Jefferson County, KY
13 income tax records
$28K – $56K

Drafter demographics in United States

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56% are single
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44% are married
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34% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Drafters in United States

6,967 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a drafter in the United States is $48,000 per year. Drafter salaries in the United States can vary between $21,500 to $88,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 6,967 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as drafter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for drafters in the United States: Vulcraft Division of Nucor Corp ($55,500 a year), General Dynamics Electric Boat ($54,500 a year), and Rainbow Design Services ($33,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for drafters in the United States: Seattle Metro Area, WA ($59,500 a year), Washington Metro Area, DC ($57,500 a year), and New Orleans Metro Area, LA ($57,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.