The average wage for a Draftsperson is C$19.59 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$35,715 - C$67,321
C$36K
C$45K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$45,207
10%
50%
90%

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C$13.28 - C$30.81
C$13
C$20
C$31
MEDIAN: C$19.59
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$35,715 - C$67,321  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,936  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000  
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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C$32,958 - C$66,310  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$13.28 - C$30.81  
   
Overtime
C$1.32 - C$46.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,000  
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).
)
C$32,958 - C$66,310  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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 $41,000 based on 61 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 $47,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Draftsperson which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 21 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 $68,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,906

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Key Stats for Draftsperson

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Draftsperson Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

▲19%

▲7%

National Average
C$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Draftsperson Salaries

▲2%


National Average
C$44,000

SolidWorks
▼4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 24%