Entry-Level Architectural Draftsman Salary

Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans can expect wages of $15.59 per hour on average. Approximately half enjoy medical while between a fifth and a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in seven. Most Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,578 - $52,981
$25K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,459
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$11.62 - $20.84
$12
$16
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MEDIAN: $15.89
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$0$52K
Salary $24,578 - $52,981
Bonus $0.00 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$24,401 - $50,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.62 - $20.84
Overtime $17.38 - $32.05
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$24,401 - $50,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Architectural Draftsman Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,591

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

Dallas offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans, 30 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Architectural Draftsmans will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent).

Architectural Draftsman Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Key Stats for Architectural Draftsman

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Architectural Draftsman Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼4%

SolidWorks
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 46%