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Architectural Drafter Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$58,347 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,249

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Architectural Drafter is $58,347 a year and $28 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Architectural Drafter is between $42,500 and $71,526. 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 Buffalo, New York.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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 Buffalo, New York, United States

Job family: Architectural and Civil Drafters

Job family population: 97,610

Estimated population of Architectural Drafter jobs: 4,536

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,641
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Buffalo, New York

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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French colonizers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity...

Architectural Drafter Job Listings for Buffalo, New York

Mechanical Engineer
Nov 21
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Watts Architecture & Engineering
Watts is a full service architecture and engineering (A/E) firm excelling in architecture, civil ... drafting software. · Knowledge of HVAC Applications, including evaluating various HVAC ...
Estimator
Oct 15
us
Forest Materials Inc.
Obtaining architectural drawings, construction specifications and related bid documents. Conducting accurate methodical take-offs, and estimating materials and labor required for production of the ...
Administrative Assistant
Nov 13
Buffalo, NY, USA
Beautiful Brains, LLC
Drafting of emails or reports * Act as a liaison between the Executive team and staff members * Screen incoming calls, correspondence, and interoffice materials * Prioritize and manage multiple ...
Administrative Assistant
Sep 11
Buffalo, NY, USA
H&N Trucking
Responsibilities: * Draft correspondences and other formal documents * Plan and schedule appointments and events * Greet and assist onsite guests * Answer inbound telephone calls * Develop and ...

The average pay for an Architectural Drafter is $58,347 a year and $28 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Architectural Drafter is between $42,500 and $71,526. 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 Buffalo, New York.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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