Average Drafter Hourly Pay

$20.48
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,000
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Drafter is $20.48.
10%
$15.77
MEDIAN
$20.48
90%
$28.38
Hourly Rate
$16 - $28
Bonus
$750 - $3,500
Total Pay
$32,981 - $70,271
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Job Description for Drafter

Drafter 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.

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Popular Skills for Drafter

Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Autodesk Revit MEP, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Drafter

An early career Drafter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.00 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Drafter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.40 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Drafter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.15 based on 8 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
45.9%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
21.6%