Average Architectural Draftsman Hourly Pay

$19.44
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,449
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$1,474
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Architectural Draftsman is $19.44.
10%
$13.32
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$19.44
90%
$28.15
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $28
Bonus
$100 - $4,958
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,512
Commission
$0 - $6,500
Total Pay
$30,064 - $61,467
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What Do Architectural Draftsmen Do?

Architectural Draftsman 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.

Job Satisfaction for Architectural Draftsman

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What Are Popular Skills for Architectural Draftsmen?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Autodesk AutoCAD.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Draftsmen?

An entry-level Architectural Draftsman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.11 based on 19 salaries. An early career Architectural Draftsman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.23 based on 247 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Draftsman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.23 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Architectural Draftsman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.94 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Architectural Draftsman in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (20.9% more) and Orlando, Florida (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Long Beach, California (31.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 579 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
15.9%