A Draftsperson earns an average salary of AU$54,772 per year. A skill in Microstation is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$39,284 - AU$77,305
AU$39K
AU$56K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$55,541
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AU$17.95 - AU$45.13
AU$18
AU$24
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$23.65
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$39,284 - AU$77,305  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,854  
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$38,711 - AU$80,854  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$17.95 - AU$45.13  
   
Overtime
AU$24.36 - AU$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,854  
   
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$38,711 - AU$80,854  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Pay by Experience Level for Draftsperson

Pay by Experience for a Draftsperson has a positive trend. An entry-level Draftsperson with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 238 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Draftsperson 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 137 salaries. An experienced Draftsperson which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 100 salaries. A Draftsperson with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,555

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Draftsperson Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Draftsperson?

Draftsperson in Melbourne:
"Flexibility, low stress level, office conditions."
Pros: Computer design, comfortable working environment, easy.
Cons: Low salary, repeatition, boring, bad for eye health.

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Key Stats for Draftsperson

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Draftsperson Salaries

▲45%

▲25%

▲12%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Draftsperson Salaries

Microstation
▲38%

▲3%


Autodesk Inventor
▲1%


▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000


Microsoft Office
▼5%

Design
▼7%


ArchiCAD
▼10%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%
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