Draft detailed drawings of structures or parts of machines.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $75,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Detailers do?

Drafts detailed drawings of parts of machines or structures from rough or general design drawings: Shows dimensions, material to be used, and other information necessary to make detailed drawing clear and complete. Makes tracing of finished drawing on semitransparent paper from which blueprints can be made. Performs other duties as described under DRAFTER Master Title. May specialize in preparing detail drawings for specific type of machine, structure, or product.

Should I be a Detailer?

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

  • How to become a Detailer

    Most Detailers 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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