A Senior Drafter with Microsoft Excel skills earns an average salary of AU$72,445 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$59,637 - AU$105,790
AU$60K
AU$72K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$72,445
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50%
90%
AU$25.17 - AU$84.81
AU$25
AU$40
AU$85
MEDIAN: AU$40.25
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$111K
Salary AU$59,637 - AU$105,790
Bonus 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$58,734 - AU$111,122
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data AU$0AU$84
Hourly Rate AU$25.17 - AU$84.81
Overtime AU$42.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$111K
Bonus 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$58,734 - AU$111,122
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Senior Drafter

Senior drafters are in charge of drafting effective designs that meet specified requirements for their organization. These professionals use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create blueprints and drawings that satisfy project needs, analyze drawings, and modify existing designs. In addition, senior drafters are responsible for mentoring junior drafters, overseeing their work and recommending changes. They also take part in training sessions for new staff members, organize drawing sheets, manage an inventory of supplies, and interact with engineers to finalize concepts and reduce possible issues during production. Senior drafters must identify inefficiencies, suggesting changes to designs and final product dimensions. They also create supporting documents that relate to product design and maintenance. Senior drafters generally work full time in an office setting and report their progress to the director of graphics or supervisor in their organization.

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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.

Senior Drafter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,445

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

Key Stats for Senior Drafter

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Senior Drafter Salaries

▲45%

▲8%

National Average
AU$72,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%