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Civil Engineering Drafter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$69,052 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,588

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Civil Engineering Drafter is $69,052 a year and $33 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Civil Engineering Drafter is between $49,876 and $84,930. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Civil Engineering Drafter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Drafts detailed construction drawings, topographical profiles, and related maps and specifications used in planning and construction of civil engineering projects, such as highways, river and harbor improvements, flood control, drainage, bridges, pipelines, and water and sewage systems.
  • Requires postsecondary school training in drafting along with well-developed drafting and mechanical drawing skills; a knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, science, and engineering technology; and a solid background in computer-aided drafting and design techniques.
  • After gaining experience, drafters progress to more difficult work with less supervision.
Civil Engineering Drafter Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Architectural and Civil Drafters

Job family population: 95,960

Estimated population of Civil Engineering Drafter jobs: 4,264

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,051
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Civil Engineering Drafter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Temporary REVIT Drafter Architecture - (Retail/Commercial Experience)
Jun 11
Lynnwood, WA, USA
PM Design Group, Inc.
Our talented drafters are the backbone of our company and play a key and vital role in the success ... Company Description PM Design Group, Inc. provides total Architectural and Civil Engineering ...
Drafter
Jun 7
Puyallup, WA, USA
Northwest Precast
Prior Precast Concrete, Structural Steel and Civil Based drafting experience a plus. Structural Engineering experience highly desirable. High paced, friendly work atmosphere. Qualifications and ...
Construction Change Management
Jul 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Nisqually Construction Services
... Â· Draft correspondence to the Contractor or Owner related to change management issues. · Assist ... Civil Engineering or Construction Management. · Ability to read and interpret construction ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Civil Engineering Drafter is $69,052 a year and $33 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Civil Engineering Drafter is between $49,876 and $84,930. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Civil Engineering Drafter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Civil Engineering Drafter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Temporary REVIT Drafter Architecture - (Retail/Commercial Experience)
Jun 11
Lynnwood, WA, USA
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Our talented drafters are the backbone of our company and play a key and vital role in the success ... Company Description PM Design Group, Inc. provides total Architectural and Civil Engineering ...
Drafter
Jun 7
Puyallup, WA, USA
Northwest Precast
Prior Precast Concrete, Structural Steel and Civil Based drafting experience a plus. Structural Engineering experience highly desirable. High paced, friendly work atmosphere. Qualifications and ...
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