Entry-Level Architectural Draftsman Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans lies in the neighborhood of $15.46 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly more than half enjoy medical while nearly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-fifth. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,774 - $52,260
$25K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,224
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$11.69 - $20.56
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,774 - $52,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$24,543 - $49,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $20.56  
   
Overtime
$17.25 - $30.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$24,543 - $49,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,812

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For Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent).

Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼2%

SolidWorks
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 44%
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