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Mechanical Drafters

Job Information

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.


  • 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 $49,200/yr ($24.60/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Associates Degree