An Architectural Draftsman earns an average salary of AU$54,830 per year. A skill in ArchiCAD is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$40,174 - AU$74,478
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$54,830
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90%
AU$18.07 - AU$38.44
AU$18
AU$25
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$25.05
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AU$0AU$75K
Salary AU$40,174 - AU$74,478
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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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AU$39,729 - AU$75,505
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 346
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$18.07 - AU$38.44
Overtime AU$9.50 - AU$47.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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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AU$39,729 - AU$75,505
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Architectural Draftsman


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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Draftsman

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Draftsman has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Draftsman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 295 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Draftsman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Architectural Draftsman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 109 salaries. An Architectural Draftsman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,207

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

Architectural Draftsman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Architectural Draftsman?

Architectural Draftsman in Melbourne:
Pros: Its fun, rewarding to see houses be built from the ground up, it lets me use my imagination.
Cons: The pay and not getting annual leave, sick leave and superannuation.

Architectural Draftsman in Melbourne:
Pros: Interesting projects, creativity.
Cons: High stress, low pay, income not in line with education level, low employment protection, flooded market, poor conditions, little to no advancement.

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Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Architectural Draftsman Salaries

▲39%

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%