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Mechanical Drafters

Prepare diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$28.09 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -7.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Discuss designs or plans with clients.
  • Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment.
  • Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
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Job Title Examples:

CADD Operator (Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Operator)
Designer
Architect

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