A Draftsperson earns an average salary of AU$55,294 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Autodesk Inventor, Microstation, and SolidWorks. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,845 - AU$78,067
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$55,150
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.98 - AU$43.79
AU$18
AU$24
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$24.33
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$38,845 - AU$78,067
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,219
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
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$38,503 - AU$81,710
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 589
Hourly Data AU$0AU$54
Hourly Rate AU$17.98 - AU$43.79
Hourly Tips AU$2.50
Overtime AU$1.53 - AU$54.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,219
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
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$38,503 - AU$81,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 286

Job Description for Draftsperson

A draftsperson primarily works in the field of building design and architecture. (In many job listings, the term is used interchangeably with architect.) The work revolves around the conception, drawing, design, and schematics for residential and commercial buildings.

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Draftsperson 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 Draftsperson


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Popular Skills for Draftsperson

Pay by Experience Level for Draftsperson

Pay by Experience for a Draftsperson has a positive trend. An entry-level Draftsperson with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 497 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Draftsperson with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 297 salaries. An experienced Draftsperson which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 191 salaries. A Draftsperson with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,790

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

Draftsperson Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Draftsperson?

Draftsperson in Brisbane:
Pros: Constantly learning and being put in new situations.
Cons: Getting paid little.

Draftsperson in Melbourne:
"Flexibility, low stress level, office conditions."
Pros: Computer design, comfortable working environment, easy.
Cons: Low salary, repeatition, boring, bad for eye health.

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Key Stats for Draftsperson

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Draftsperson Salaries

▲41%

▲24%

▲12%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Draftsperson Salaries


▲18%

▲11%




autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼3%



▼4%


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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