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Architectural Drafter Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$65,340 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,398

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Architectural Drafter is $65,340 a year and $31 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Architectural Drafter is between $47,593 and $80,098. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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Job Summary

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 Arlington, Virginia, 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:
$75,747
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Arlington, Virginia

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Description: Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia. The county is situated in Northern Virginia on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from the District of Columbia, of which it was once a part. The county is coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau's census-designated place of Arlington. Arlington is considered to be the second-largest "principal city" of the Washington metropolitan area. In 2018, the county's population was estimated at 237,521, making Arlington the sixth-largest county in Virginia by population; if it...

Architectural Drafter Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN / CAD Drafter
Jun 27
Washington, DC, USA
QSR and R, LLC
We are currently seeking proficient CAD drafters/Designers to assist our Architectural Consultants with growing workload. Candidates should be proficient with AutoCAD LT and capable to drafting floor ...
CAD Drafter
Jul 5
Linthicum, MD, USA
Roman Mosaic and Tile Co.
... Architectural Drawings • Print and submit drawings to engineers and project managers for their review • Receive and convert electronic documents Requirements: • Construction experience ...
CAD Drafter
Jun 13
Glen Burnie, MD, USA
Sterling Engineering
... architects, construction estimators, sales estimators, project managers and sales consultants ... Associates Degree or Certificate in AutoCAD, Drafting and Design will consider recent grads * Must ...
Field CAD Technician (50% travel - 50% remote from home)
Jul 9
Baltimore, MD, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
They are looking for experienced architectural (building) Drafters / Surveyors to conduct field site surveys, measurements and collect data to create the as-built drawings using AutoCAD. This is a ...
CAD Drafter
Jul 2
Ashburn, VA, USA
Outsource
Outsource is looking for experienced CAD Drafters for contract to hire and direct hire opportunities in the DC metropolitan area . Candidates of all levels encouraged to apply ASAP as we have ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Architectural Drafter is $65,340 a year and $31 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Architectural Drafter is between $47,593 and $80,098. 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 Arlington, Virginia.

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Architectural Drafter Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN / CAD Drafter
Jun 27
Washington, DC, USA
QSR and R, LLC
We are currently seeking proficient CAD drafters/Designers to assist our Architectural Consultants with growing workload. Candidates should be proficient with AutoCAD LT and capable to drafting floor ...
CAD Drafter
Jul 5
Linthicum, MD, USA
Roman Mosaic and Tile Co.
... Architectural Drawings • Print and submit drawings to engineers and project managers for their review • Receive and convert electronic documents Requirements: • Construction experience ...
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