Drafter Civil Salary

Drafter Civils in the United States pull down an average of $16.62 per hour. Drafter Civils who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Job satisfaction for Drafter Civils is high. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,293 - $60,267
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,962
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$12.69 - $25.67
(Median)
$13
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,293 - $60,267  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
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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$26,813 - $56,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $32.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
   
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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$26,813 - $56,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Drafter Civil

  • 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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Drafter Civils' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Civil Engineering Drafter. Median pay for Civil Engineering Drafters is $40K.

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Drafter Civils note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is not unusual for someone who knows AutoCAD to be familiar with Microsoft Office as well.

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Experience Affects Drafter Civil Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Drafter Civil Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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