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Manufacturing

Mechanical Drafters

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

Salary Breakdown

Mechanical Drafters

Average

$48,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$32,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$50,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$69,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Mechanical Drafters

1,250

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Mechanical Drafters


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Mechanical Drafters

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Mathematics

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Active Learning

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Mathematical Reasoning

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity


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