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.

$28,712 - $50,841
$29K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,880
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50%
90%

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$12.19 - $22.54
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.13
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,712 - $50,841  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,541  
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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$26,929 - $50,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $22.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$17.47 - $34.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,517  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,541  
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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$26,929 - $50,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,641

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Key Stats for Architectural Drafter

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 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
▲12%

Adobe Illustrator
▲11%

Autodesk Software
▲7%



AutoDesk
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

3D Rendering
▼0%

National Average
$38,000


Microsoft Office
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼2%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 38%
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