A Structural Drafter with AutoDesk skills earns an average wage of $18.38 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$31,060 - $60,500
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,093
10%
50%
90%

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$14.09 - $24.93
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,060 - $60,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$29,634 - $59,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $24.93  
   
Overtime
$21.71 - $41.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$29,634 - $59,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Experience Affects Structural Drafter Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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