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Drafter Civil Engineering Salary

$62,120 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,429

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Drafter Civil Engineering is $62,120 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Civil Engineering is between $44,869 and $76,404. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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 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.
Drafter Civil Engineering Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Architectural and Civil Drafters

Job family population: 97,610

Estimated population of Drafter Civil Engineering jobs: 4,337

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,014
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Drafter Civil Engineering Job Listings for United States

Civil Engineering Designer II
Dec 1
Kent, United States
City of Kent
Civil Engineering Designer II Job Description General Purpose The city of Kent is in need of ... Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform a variety of engineering design, AutoCad drafting ...
Auto CAD Drafting Technician or E.I.T.for Civil Engineering
Nov 11
El Paso, TX, USA
Conde Inc.
Need a Drafting Technician familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D software to prepare construction drawings for a Civil Engineer Firm - need experience with Boundaries, Topographys, Grading Plans, Plan and ...
Civil Engineering Tech 2
Dec 2
Vancouver, Washington, USA
Flux Resources LLC
Civil Engineering Tech 2 Flux Location: Washington, Vancouver Description Civil Engineering Tech 2 ... Knowledge of standard drafting and engineering terminology. Flux Resources, LLC is proud to be an ...
Civil Engineering CAD Technician
Nov 6
Charlotte, NC, USA
EMH&T
The successful candidate will learn and follow prescribed EMH&T drafting standards or other ... civil engineering, surveying, planning, and environmental management services from project ...
Civil Engineering Technician
Dec 14
Everett, Washington, USA
AHBL
Description WHO WE ARE AHBL is a multidisciplinary firm offering services in civil and structural ... Completed coursework in an engineering drafting program Strong communication skills, detail ...

The average pay for a Drafter Civil Engineering is $62,120 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Civil Engineering is between $44,869 and $76,404. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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Civil Engineering Designer II
Dec 1
Kent, United States
City of Kent
Civil Engineering Designer II Job Description General Purpose The city of Kent is in need of ... Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform a variety of engineering design, AutoCad drafting ...
Auto CAD Drafting Technician or E.I.T.for Civil Engineering
Nov 11
El Paso, TX, USA
Conde Inc.
Need a Drafting Technician familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D software to prepare construction drawings for a Civil Engineer Firm - need experience with Boundaries, Topographys, Grading Plans, Plan and ...
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