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Architectural Drafter Salary
in Alabama, United States

$52,493 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Architectural Drafter is $52,493 a year and $25 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Architectural Drafter is between $38,235 and $64,349. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Architectural Drafter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Drafts architectural and structural features of buildings and other structures.
  • Applies well-developed drafting and mechanical drawing skills; knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, science, and engineering technology.
  • Prepares detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings, parking, and landscaping, according to specifications, sketches, and rough drafts provided by architects, engineers, and designers.
  • Fills in technical details, using drawings, rough sketches, specifications, codes, and calculations previously made by engineers, architects, or scientists.
  • Understands directions; draws rough and detailed sketches, drawings, and plans to scale; and analyzes structural, electrical, and mechanical components of buildings.
  • Requires a solid background in computer-aided drafting and design techniques.
Architectural Drafter Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Architectural and Civil Drafters

Job family population: 95,960

Estimated population of Architectural Drafter jobs: 4,459

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Architectural Drafter Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Architectural Designer
Jan 31
Birmingham, AL, USA
Davron, LLC
We have an immediate need for an Architectural Designer to join a leading Architecture and Interior Design firm in Birmingham, Alabama. Requirements for this position include: Bachelor's Degree (BS) ...
Truss Designer
Mar 18
Robertsdale, AL, USA
Premiere Staffing Services
Basic CAD and drafting knowledge. * Knowledge of engineering fundamentals. * Ability to anticipate ... Ability to effectively communicate with architects, engineers, customers and team members both ...
Architectural Engineer
Jan 18
Birmingham, AL, USA
B.L. Harbert International, LLC
B.L. Harbert International is looking for an Architectural Coordinator / Engineer to work in our International Construction Group in Birmingham, Alabama. Candidate's ability to understand ...
Project Architect
Jan 24
Auburn, AL, USA
Sherlock Smith & Adams, Inc.
Candidates who are not licensed, but have completed the Architectural Experience Program (AXP), are in the process of taking the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) and have sufficient experience may ...
Mar 7
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Remmert & Company, Inc.
Interpret architectural drawings * Work within a team of ~10 other engineers/drafters Education: * Two-year degree, or higher, from a technical school or university is required * Relevant experience ...
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