Detail Drafter

Make detailed drawings in accordance with customers' orders.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $75,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Detail Drafters do?

Makes detailed drawings, in accordance with customers’ orders, to provide shop departments with accurate information for manufacture of structural and ornamental construction parts: Confers with customers. Makes freehand sketches of designs and drawings of approved sketches. Advises supervisory personnel on difficult or obscure problems.

Should I be a Detail Drafter?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Installation Drafter

    How to become a Detail Drafter

    Most Detail Drafters have a Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree. Chart?chd=s:bw9paa&chl=no+college+%281%25%29|certificate+%2831%25%29|associate%27s+%2840%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2827%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,1,40
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