Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, employment opportunities in the drafting field will grow about six percent through 2020. Demands for particular drafting specialties vary as jobs are sensitive to changes in the economy.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, salaries for drafters start in the low to mid $30s. Midlevel drafters can earn around $47,000 per year depending on skill level and size of the industry.