Entry-Level Architectural Drafter Salary

An Entry-Level Architectural Drafter earns an average wage of $17.08 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

$27,606 - $50,532
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,947
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$12.19 - $22.40
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,606 - $50,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,437  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$26,449 - $50,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $22.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$17.55 - $34.85  
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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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,437  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,546  
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).
)
$26,449 - $50,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,195

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Key Stats for Architectural Drafter

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Architectural Drafter Salaries

Adobe InDesign
▲13%

Adobe Illustrator
▲12%

Autodesk Software
▲8%



AutoDesk
▲2%

Microsoft Word
▲2%


3D Rendering
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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