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Mechanical Drafters

in Massachusetts

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
173013  Mechanical Drafters 1,417 1,298 -119 -8.40 % 17 17 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    440  31 % 420  32 % -20  -6 % $67,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    440  31 % 420  32 % -20  -6 % $67,030
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    220  15 % 200  15 % -20  -7 % $60,470
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    130  9 % 100  8 % -30  -18 % $65,550