Average Senior Drafter Salary in Australia

AU$77,746
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$250
Bonus
AU$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Drafter in Australia is AU$77,746.
10%
AU$62k
MEDIAN
AU$78k
90%
AU$103k
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Salary
AU$62k - AU$103k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$13k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$2k
Total Pay
AU$62k - AU$105k

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Job Description for Senior Drafter

Senior Drafter Tasks
  • Design, draft, and check drawings, maps, diagrams, and documentation for projects.
  • Review, interpret, and explain drafts and drawings.
  • Create three dimensional models and use other methods to verify fit check.

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Popular Skills for Senior Drafter

Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Drafter

An early career Senior Drafter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$67,650 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Drafter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,826 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Senior Drafter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,852 based on 96 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$89,741.
Employees with Senior Drafter in their job title in Townsville, Queensland earn an average of 5.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (4.7% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less), Perth, Western Australia (3.2% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 198 survey responses.
Early Career
4.0%
Mid Career
27.8%
Experienced
48.5%
Late Career
19.7%

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