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Electrical Drafters

Job Information

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.


  • Opportunities should be best for individuals with at least 2 years of postsecondary training in drafting.
  • Overall employment is projected to grow more slowly than average, but growth will vary by specialty.
  • Demand for various types of drafters depends on the needs of local industry.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $54,470/yr ($27.24/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Some college, no degree