$44,709
Avg. Salary
$18.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,028

Profit Sharing

$1,952

Commission

$6,500

The average pay for an Architectural Draftsman is $18.06 per hour.

The average pay for an Architectural Draftsman is $44,709 per year.

$13
10%
$18
50%
$27
90%
MEDIAN $18
$30k
10%
$45k
50%
$62k
90%
MEDIAN $44,709
$29,692 - $61,767
$30K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,709
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.52 - $26.61
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.06
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$61K
Salary $29,692 - $61,767
Bonus $0.00 - $4,085
Profit Sharing $3.00 - $4,913
Commission $6,500
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).
)
$27,824 - $60,559
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 270
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.52 - $26.61
Overtime $17.72 - $35.53
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,085
Commission $6,500
Profit Sharing $3.00 - $4,913
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).
)
$27,824 - $60,559
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 475

Job Description for Architectural Draftsman

Architectural draftsmen are responsible for creating architectural construction documents and drawings for their projects. They develop construction-related files that effectively encompass of aspects of the design process. They also conduct inspections that are required for quality assurance. Architectural draftsmen review and analyze specifications and propose other project-related ideas. In addition to these tasks, architectural draftsmen create estimates for materials, revise constructions plans, and make modifications based on the project needs and company resources. They also provide improvement recommendations for current building procedures.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Architectural Draftsman


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Architectural Draftsman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architectural Draftsman

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Draftsman

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Draftsman has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Draftsman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 206 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Draftsman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Architectural Draftsman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 113 salaries. An Architectural Draftsman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 58 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,966

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

Architectural Draftsman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Architectural Draftsman?

Architectural Draftsman in Hayward:
"Still Some Honest Craftsmen."
Pros: Walkability, friendly culture, diversity, artisans.
Cons: Traffic/ commute.

Architectural Draftsman in Mumbai:
"My best worket."
Building planing section elevation detailing.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Architectural Draftsman Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$41,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

3D Rendering
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

National Average
$41,000




▼5%



Autodesk Inventor
▼14%

SolidWorks
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 45%