An Entry-Level Architectural Draftsman earns an average salary of AED 48,967 per year. A skill in autodesk autocad is associated with high pay for this job.

AED 7,224 - AED 122,362
AED 120K
MEDIAN: AED 48,967
Salary AED 7,224 - AED 122,362
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 8,500
Profit Sharing AED 200
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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).
AED 7,224 - AED 127,514
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

Job Description for Architectural Draftsman

Architectural draftsmen are responsible for creating architectural construction documents and drawings for their projects. They develop construction-related files that effectively encompass of aspects of the design process. They also conduct inspections that are required for quality assurance. Architectural draftsmen review and analyze specifications and propose other project-related ideas. In addition to these tasks, architectural draftsmen create estimates for materials, revise constructions plans, and make modifications based on the project needs and company resources. They also provide improvement recommendations for current building procedures.


Architectural Draftsman Tasks

  • Accurately post closed work orders to the master design files.
  • Review engineering drawings and supporting documentation to verify adherence to standard practices.
  • Prepare layouts, drawings and designs according to engineering specifications using software.
  • Log work orders into database and distribute and file work order folders daily.
  • Coordinate work order process with construction supervisors, engineers and property accounting.

Architectural Draftsman Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 49,285

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Architectural Draftsman Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Architectural Draftsman in Abudhabi:
"Once You've Settled On A Design The Professional Can Work."
If you are renovating, chances are you already have certain design ideas in mind. However, unless you actually have experience in drafting, you won’t be able to translate those ideas into reality.

Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman


13 %
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

National Average
AED 49,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


13 %
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 21%