The average salary for a Draughtsman in South Africa is R188,679.
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Job Description for Draughtsman
The draughtsman (draftsman) is responsible for transforming others' ideas into specific “maps” used to guild the physical construction of entities such as buildings, machines, computer chips, and roads; this can be done freehand, although it is now common to use computer-aided design (CAD) software. These maps or plans are also used by others to determine the feasibility of a building or item. The draughtsman works closely with designers of large-scale systems such as architects, designers, a…Read more
- Assist design engineering team with site visits.
- Assist engineering team with drafting of system plans.
- Develop detailed drawings of system components for construction and installation.
- Assist engineering teams with system design.
- Determine local and national code requirements.
Popular Employer Salaries for Draughtsman
The top respondents for the job title Draughtsman are from the companies SPOORMAKER & Partners, Consulting Engineers, Corp. and SMEC Australia Pty Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Hatch where the average pay is R454,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Consulting Engineers, Corp. and SPOORMAKER & Partners, earning around R405,539 and R282,500, respectively. Kantey & Templer pays the lowest at around R144,696. Hatch, Mott, Macdonald and ACTOM also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R179,750 and R183,523, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Draughtsman
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Autodesk Inventor and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Draughtsman
An entry-level Draughtsman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R102,561 based on 31 salaries. An early career Draughtsman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R148,786 based on 655 salaries. A mid-career Draughtsman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R216,037 based on 453 salaries. An experienced Draughtsman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R306,825 based on 266 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R418,032.
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