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An Entry-Level Architectural Drafter in Vancouver, British Columbia earns an average wage of C$15.53 per hour. A skill in AutoCAD is associated with high pay for this job.

C$15.00 - C$20.95
MEDIAN: C$16.94
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$16.94
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$1,250
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).
C$29,518 - C$59,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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.


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.

Architectural Drafter Job Listings

Key Stats for Architectural Drafter


33 %
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years

Skills That Affect Architectural Drafter Salaries


National Average

autodesk autocad

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


33 %
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 14%