The average salary for a Draftsperson is C$44,255 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$35,141 - C$64,298
C$35K
C$45K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$44,571
10%
50%
90%
C$15.02 - C$29.93
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.01
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$35,141 - C$64,298
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,020
Profit Sharing C$225
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$33,362 - C$63,590
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$15.02 - C$29.93
Overtime C$15.84 - C$45.13
Annual Data C$0C$63K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,020
Profit Sharing C$225
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$33,362 - C$63,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

Job Description for Draftsperson

A draftsperson primarily works in the field of building design and architecture. (In many job listings, the term is used interchangeably with architect.) The work revolves around the conception, drawing, design, and schematics for residential and commercial buildings.

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Draftsperson 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 Draftsperson


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Pay by Experience Level for Draftsperson

Pay by Experience for a Draftsperson has a positive trend. An entry-level Draftsperson with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Draftsperson with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Draftsperson which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 31 salaries. A Draftsperson with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,383

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

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Key Stats for Draftsperson

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Draftsperson Salaries

▲48%

▲26%

▲7%

National Average
C$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Draftsperson Salaries

▲4%

National Average
C$43,000


▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 20%