An Architectural Draftsman earns an average salary of AU$57,693 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$42,624 - AU$78,323
AU$43K
AU$58K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$57,693
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AU$18.06 - AU$34.77
AU$18
AU$25
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$24.99
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$42,624 - AU$78,323  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,777 - AU$75,720  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$18.06 - AU$34.77  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$61.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$40,777 - AU$75,720  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Draftsman

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Draftsman has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Draftsman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Draftsman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Architectural Draftsman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 44 salaries. An Architectural Draftsman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,875

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Architectural Draftsman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Architectural Draftsman?

Architectural Draftsman in Melbourne:
Pros: Interesting projects, creativity.
Cons: High stress, low pay, income not in line with education level, low employment protection, flooded market, poor conditions, little to no advancement.

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Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Architectural Draftsman Salaries

▲43%

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

ArchiCAD
▲6%


Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼0%

National Average
AU$56,000


Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

▼6%

Design
▼11%

3D Rendering
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%