Architectural and Civil Drafter Salary

An Architectural and Civil Drafter earns an average wage of $16.56 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$25,760 - $70,240
(Median)
$26K
$53K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,900
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50%
90%

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$11.84 - $23.70
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,760 - $70,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$25,041 - $59,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $23.70  
   
Overtime
$14.08 - $50.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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).
)
$25,041 - $59,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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

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

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Experience Affects Architectural and Civil Drafter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 33%
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