Drafter Civil Salary

Drafter Civils in the United States pull down an average of $17.27 per hour. There are far more male Drafter Civils survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. While some workers in this profession — close to one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$25,750 - $55,000
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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50%
90%

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$12.94 - $24.89
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,750 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$27,207 - $52,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $24.89  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $30.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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).
)
$27,207 - $52,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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Survey takers who work as Drafter Civils usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Competency in AutoCAD frequently indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

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Experience Affects Drafter Civil Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Drafter Civil Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 27%
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