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I am getting a job doing AutoCad for a small machine shop in town, and I will probally just be doing around ten hours a week, since I am still in high school. However, how much do you think a basic autocad drafter should be paid per hour, as I feel that they might be trying to cheat me do to the fact that it is my first job and that I am a high schooler. Thanks!

Asked By: jimmythetulip22 - 3/17/2008
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I would do it for the experience you will get the money later.
Answered By: jc283 - 3/17/2008
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An experienced drafter in NC can command 100 per hour, but it depends on where you live, and experience. As someone in high school, with minimum experience, I'd say 20/hr would be a good starting point.
Answered By: evan8280 - 3/17/2008
 
In high school, limited experience...$15 - $20/hr
Answered By: sgomez0129 - 3/17/2008
 
Area and Cost of living has a lot to do with how much. Look at what the average pay for entry level Jobs such as a general Labor and you should be getting at least that. But the fact that you are in high school and do not have much experience in the area. It would be in your interest to get what experience as you can... More
Answered By: honestabe225 - 3/17/2008
 
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