Structural Drafter Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Structural Drafter is $18.09 per hour. A skill in Microstation is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Structural Drafter Salary (?
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$30,579 - $61,694
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,721
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Structural Drafter Salary (?
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$12.78 - $25.85
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,579 - $61,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,990  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,830  
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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$28,887 - $62,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$12.75 - $40.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,830  
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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$28,887 - $62,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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Job Description for Structural Drafter

Structural drafters produce technical drawings based on rough specifications, sketches, and calculations from various personnel in the field. They must verify this rough work, making modifications to their drawings when necessary to ensure they conform to specifications. Structural drafters should be able to construct detailed reports, calculate materials and costs, and meet relevant timelines.
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Structural Drafter Tasks
  • Prepare drawings from multiple angles and elevations, creating detailed sketches where teams require.
  • Evaluate feasibility and site considerations for designs, raising challenges.
  • Design structural solutions and requirements from customer specifications, producing two- and three-dimensional drawings.
  • Prepare bill of materials, schedules, and other documentation.

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Experience Affects Structural Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Structural Drafter Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 22%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
0%
National Average
$42,000
AutoDesk
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 21%