Architectural and Civil Drafter Salary

An Architectural and Civil Drafter earns an average wage of $19.55 per hour.

$30,100 - $55,643
$30K
$37K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,867
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50%
90%

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$12.82 - $27.88
$13
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,100 - $55,643  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$522  
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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$29,781 - $59,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$27.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$522  
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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$29,781 - $59,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Architectural and Civil Drafter

An architectural and civil drafter is a person who creates drawings for construction purposes, usually using computer software. As a civil drafter, these drawings typically will incorporate and detail the various terrain and topography of the building site. Then the architectural and civil drafter will usually show how the overall structure can integrate with the surrounding environment, helping to provide a good working overview for construction and design engineers.

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Architectural and Civil Drafter Tasks

  • Accurately post closed work orders to the master design files.
  • Review engineering drawings and supporting documentation to verify adherence to standard practices.
  • Prepare layouts, drawings and designs according to engineering specifications using software.
  • Log work orders into database and distribute and file work order folders daily.
  • Coordinate work order process with construction supervisors, engineers and property accounting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural and Civil Drafter

Pay by Experience for an Architectural and Civil Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural and Civil Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural and Civil Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Architectural and Civil Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 10 salaries. An Architectural and Civil Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Architectural and Civil Drafter

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Architectural and Civil Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Architectural and Civil Drafter Salaries


National Average
$41,000

AutoCAD
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 32%