Drafter Civil Salary

The average Drafter Civil in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $17.78 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,479 - $60,558
$35K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,250
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50%
90%

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$14.66 - $27.63
$15
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.78
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$0$60K
Salary $35,479 - $60,558
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $2,430
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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$31,144 - $59,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.66 - $27.63
Hourly Tips $5.71
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $2,430
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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$31,144 - $59,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Drafter Civil

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Drafter Civil


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Drafter Civils who go on to become Civil Engineering Drafters may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Civil Engineering Drafter, an upper-level role, pays $40K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Drafter Civil

Pay by Experience for a Drafter Civil has a positive trend. An entry-level Drafter Civil with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Drafter Civil with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Drafter Civil which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 14 salaries. A Drafter Civil with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Drafter Civil

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Drafter Civil Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲24%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Drafter Civil Salaries

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 28%
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