Pay for Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans sits in the ballpark of $15.39 per hour. The majority of Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans claim high levels of job satisfaction. While two in five report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and slightly less than a third have dental, as well. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,937 - $52,918
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$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,176
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$11.60 - $20.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,937 - $52,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,993  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Total Pay (?
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$24,445 - $48,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$14.11 - $30.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$24,445 - $48,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
080
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)
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$35,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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