AU$55,242
Avg. Salary
AU$23.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$513

Bonus

AU$400

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Draftsperson is AU$23.73 per hour.

The average pay for a Draftsperson is AU$55,242 per year.

10%
AU$18.21
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AU$23.73
50%
AU$38.11
90%
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MEDIAN AU$23.73
10%
AU$40k
10%
AU$55k
50%
AU$77k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$55,242
AU$39,910 - AU$76,530
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$55,242
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50%
90%
AU$18.21 - AU$38.11
AU$18
AU$24
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$23.73
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$39,910 - AU$76,530
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,169
Profit Sharing AU$400
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$39,374 - AU$78,194
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 602
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$18.21 - AU$38.11
Overtime AU$1.53 - AU$50.69
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,169
Profit Sharing AU$400
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$39,374 - AU$78,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 283

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

15%

7%

-4%

-7%

-9%

-12%

-12%

-12%

National Average: AU$53,495

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
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Draftsperson Salaries

▲42%

▲25%

▲13%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Draftsperson Salaries


▲18%

▲11%



autodesk autocad
▲1%


National Average
AU$53,000

▼2%




▼4%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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