The average salary for a Civil Engineering Drafter in Canada is C$56,241.
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Job Description for Civil Engineering Drafter
Civil engineering drafters are in charge of creating effective engineering designs and drawing for their organization. They utilize their engineering skills to create precise documents and drawings for construction and development projects, creating drafts according to project specifications and standards. They are responsible for reviewing maps and blueprints for research and code compliance, as well as submitting detailed reports based on their preliminary findings and analysis. Civil engineer…Read more
Civil Engineering Drafter Tasks
- Create layout drawings and elevations of systems installations.
- Provide technical support to machinists.
- Craft earthwork calculations, alignment sheets, grading design, boundary and right of way drafting.
- Document construction sites including geographic and topographic drawings using CAD.
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Popular Skills for Civil Engineering Drafter
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Engineering Design and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D.
Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineering Drafter
An entry-level Civil Engineering Drafter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$0 based on 7 salaries. An early career Civil Engineering Drafter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,915 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Civil Engineering Drafter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,496 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineering Drafter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$56,336 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Civil Engineering Drafter in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 2.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (2.2% less).
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