The average salary for a Drafter Design in Australia is AU$67,258.
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Job Description for Drafter Design
A drafter/designer uses modern tools such as AudoCAD and other 3D modeling software to create models of all different kinds of structures and objects, and create and modify these drawings in comfortable but fast-paced office environments. This position is generally employed by engineering and design firms, but jobs also exist within construction companies and other types of contracting firms. These drafters contribute ideas during the design phase and receive input and feedback in order to poli…Read more
Drafter Design Tasks
- Participate in design of new products in cooperation with a design team consisting of engineers, other designers and lab technicians.
- Use and apply company drafting standards.
- Revise and redraw as required, production drawings of existing standard products.
- Produce CAD models and detail drawings of new products.
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Popular Skills for Drafter Design
Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).
Pay by Experience Level for Drafter Design
An early career Drafter Design with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$60,417 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Drafter Design with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,028 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Drafter Design with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,842 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$87,776.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Drafter Design in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (8.7% less), Sydney, New South Wales (7.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.3% less).
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