Drafter Civil Salary (United States)

Earnings for Drafter Civils in the United States typically come in at around $16.58 per hour. Pay generally spreads from $12.24 per hour to $25.00. Health benefits are not claimed by all—about one-fourth lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. In this field, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Drafter Civils are male. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Drafter Civil Salary (?
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$19,631 - $52,344
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MEDIAN: $40,000
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Drafter Civil Salary (?
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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$12.24 - $25.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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25%
50%
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,631 - $52,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
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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$28,015 - $53,225  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$16.38 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
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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$28,015 - $53,225  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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.

Common Career Paths for Drafter Civil

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For Drafter Civils, career advancements do not correlate with a rise in salary. Typically, lower-level Drafter Civils earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Civil Engineering Drafter.

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Popular Skills for Drafter Civil

Drafter Civils note just a narrow range of job skills. Those familiar with AutoCAD also tend to know Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Drafter Civil Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Drafter Civil Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%
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