Drafter Civil Salary

An average Drafter Civil in the United States can expect to take home roughly $17.63 per hour. Although approximately one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Drafter Civils greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Drafter Civils claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,234 - $60,933
$35K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,962
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50%
90%

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$14.60 - $25.81
$15
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.50
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50%
90%

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$0$60K
Salary $35,234 - $60,933
Bonus $250.00 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $2,160
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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$30,983 - $58,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.60 - $25.81
Hourly Tips $5.71
Overtime $22.19 - $44.20
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $250.00 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $2,160
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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$30,983 - $58,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Drafter Civil

  • 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 Drafter Civil


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For Drafter Civils, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Drafter Civils earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Civil Engineering Drafter.

Drafter Civil Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Drafter Civil

Pay by Experience for a Drafter Civil has a positive trend. An entry-level Drafter Civil with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Drafter Civil with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Drafter Civil which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 14 salaries. A Drafter Civil with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Drafter Civil

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Drafter Civil Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

▲31%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Drafter Civil Salaries

▼0%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 28%
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