Electrical and Electronics Drafters

3.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
54%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-0.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$61,510
or $29.57 hourly
VOLUME
20,830
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 54% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Electrical and Electronics Drafters' job openings is expected to decline by -0.1% by 2031
'Electrical and Electronics Drafters' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Electrical and Electronics Drafters' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Electrical and Electronics Drafters' was $61,510, or $29.57 hourly
'Electrical and Electronics Drafters' are paid 34.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as electrical and electronics drafters?

As of 2021 there were 20,830 people employed as Electrical and Electronics Drafters within the United States.
This represents around 0.015% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as Electrical and Electronics Drafters.

Job description

Prepare wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, and layout drawings used for the manufacture, installation, or repair of electrical equipment.

SOC Code: 17-3012.00

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