C$62,619
Avg. Salary
C$35.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$976

Bonus

C$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Drafter is C$35.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Drafter is C$62,619 per year.

C$20.10
10%
C$35.00
50%
C$54.63
90%
MEDIAN C$35.00
C$45k
10%
C$63k
50%
C$79k
90%
MEDIAN C$62,619
C$44,939 - C$78,822
C$45K
C$63K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$62,619
10%
50%
90%
C$20.10 - C$54.63
C$20
C$35
C$55
MEDIAN: C$35.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$44,939 - C$78,822
Bonus C$976
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$44,362 - C$92,679
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$20.10 - C$54.63
Overtime C$41.00
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$976
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).
)
C$44,362 - C$92,679
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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

1%

National Average: C$63,706

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

Senior Drafter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Drafter?

Senior Drafter in Laval:
"Challenging."
Pros: Experience
Cons: No time for self education

Senior Drafter in Sudbury:
"Work is very rewarding, pay sucks."
Pros: Finding solutions using innovating ideals.
Cons: Pay is low for a life time correer.

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Key Stats for Senior Drafter

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Senior Drafter Salaries

▲3%

National Average
C$64,000

Late-Career
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Drafter Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲6%

▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
C$64,000

autodesk autocad
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%