C$18.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$506

Profit Sharing

C$1,200

An Architectural Drafter earns an average salary of C$41,526 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$35,839 - C$58,888
C$36K
C$43K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$42,969
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50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$25.44
C$14
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.50
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$58K
Salary C$35,839 - C$58,888
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,064
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$31,336 - C$57,630
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$25.44
Overtime C$12.58 - C$55.62
Annual Data C$0C$57K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,064
Profit Sharing C$1,200
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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C$31,336 - C$57,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

Job Description for Architectural Drafter

An architectural drafter creates precise scale drawings and schematics for structures to be built or renovated. These drawings can then be used by clients of the architectural firm for approval (or modifications until the client is satisfied with the design). The drafter’s work is then the basis that site managers use to assist in the actual construction or remodeling work to be performed.

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Architectural Drafter 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 Architectural Drafter


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Popular Skills for Architectural Drafter

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Drafter

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Architectural Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 15 salaries. An Architectural Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: C$41,024

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Key Stats for Architectural Drafter

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Architectural Drafter Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
C$41,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Architectural Drafter Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 28%