Drafter Civil Salary

Pay for Drafter Civils in the United States sits in the ballpark of $17.17 per hour. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Drafter Civils survey respondents than women, making up 80 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,935 - $51,521
(Median)
$31K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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50%
90%

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$12.91 - $25.00
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,935 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
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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$27,173 - $52,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
   
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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$27,173 - $52,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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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Drafter Civils who transition into an upper level Civil Engineering Drafter position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Civil Engineering Drafter makes $40K a year.

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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. AutoCAD and Microsoft Office are also commonly seen together.

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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
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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