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Electrical & Electronics Drafter Job Description Prepare wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, and layout drawings used for the manufacture, installation, or repair of electrical equipment.

  • Printed Circuit Board Drafter
  • Electrical Drafter
  • Electrical Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technician
  • Circuit Board Drafter
  • Electrical Systems Drafter

Job Opportunities for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

In the United States, there were 27,400 jobs for Electrical and Electronics Drafter in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 6.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,900 new jobs for Electrical and Electronics Drafter by 2026. There will be an estimated 2,600 positions for Electrical & Electronics Drafter per year.


The states with the most job growth for Electrical & Electronics Drafter are Nevada, Colorado, and Vermont. Watch out if you plan on working in Washington, Wyoming, or South Dakota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of an Electrical & Electronics Drafter

Electrical and Electronics Drafters make between $36,660 and $99,240 a year.


Electrical and Electronics Drafters who work in District of Columbia, Washington, or Vermont, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Electrical and Electronics Drafters in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $55,550
Alaska $67,360
Arizona $63,790
Arkansas $60,730
California $76,420
Colorado $60,430
Connecticut $58,250
Delaware $65,480
District of Columbia $87,870
Florida $55,390
Georgia $54,220
Hawaii $63,020
Idaho $44,760
Illinois $68,930
Indiana $57,980
Iowa $61,380
Kansas $45,910
Kentucky $58,200
Louisiana $68,510
Maine $58,190
Maryland $61,750
Massachusetts $63,880
Michigan $47,620
Minnesota $63,870
Mississippi $60,340
Missouri $61,420
Montana $51,960
Nebraska $56,520
Nevada $57,850
New Hampshire $65,740
New Jersey $69,950
New Mexico $74,870
New York $69,500
North Carolina $47,690
North Dakota $62,400
Ohio $59,680
Oklahoma $64,650
Oregon $70,700
Pennsylvania $63,170
South Carolina $63,210
Tennessee $63,600
Texas $60,760
Utah $61,660
Vermont $77,590
Virginia $61,160
Washington $88,120
West Virginia $63,740
Wisconsin $54,720
Wyoming $57,530

Where Electrical and Electronics Drafters Are Employed


Below are examples of industries where Electrical and Electronics Drafters work:



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