Entry-Level Architectural Draftsman Salary

Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans take home approximately $15.46 per hour on average. A majority enjoy medical while roughly one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under a fifth. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,479 - $52,086
$24K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,777
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$11.68 - $20.57
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MEDIAN: $15.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,479 - $52,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$24,435 - $48,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $20.57  
   
Overtime
$17.32 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$24,435 - $48,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,578

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For Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent).

Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
▲2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲1%

AutoCAD
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼1%

SolidWorks
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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