Earnings for Entry-Level Structural Drafters come in at around $17.40 per hour on average. Although about one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,570 - $54,624
$34K
$42K
$55K
MEDIAN: $42,468
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$13.76 - $22.64
$14
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$23
MEDIAN: $17.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,570 - $54,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
Profit Sharing
$506  
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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$29,738 - $51,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $33.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$506  
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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$29,738 - $51,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Key Stats for Structural Drafter

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
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Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Structural Drafter Salaries

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National Average
$39,000

SolidWorks
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Autodesk Software
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Excel
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AutoDesk
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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