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Drafter Construction Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$72,878 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drafter Construction is $72,878 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Drafter Construction is between $52,639 and $89,635. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Drafter Construction. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Construction Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Architectural and Civil Drafters

Job family population: 95,960

Estimated population of Drafter Construction jobs: 4,264

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Drafter Construction Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

CAD Drafter (Entry Level)
May 23
Rockville Centre, NY, USA
Professional Services for Construction Goals
You will predominantly be responsible for drafting infrastructures, equipment used for construction, and buildings as well. This position might require you to also work outside the office on ...
Construction Drafter
Apr 23
Long Island City, NY, USA
Andromeda Advantage
Construction Management firm seeks a CONSTRUCTION DRAFTER with NYC Construction Building Code background. Job Description: * Work closely with Project Managers and Senior Engineer to design and draft ...
Architectural Draftsperson - SketchUp
Mar 26
Paramus, NJ, USA
Sargenti Architects
Ability to interpret construction data, engineering calculations and specifications * Proficiency ... Experience drafting construction documents preferred * Must be comfortable in a support role and ...
Plumbing Drafter / Designer
May 21
Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
Plumbing Drafter / Designer We are one of the world's leading modeling, coordination, detailing and ... Construction and MEP coordination experience is a plus. Ability to complete a full set of ...
Drafter Revit Operator
May 20
Paterson, NJ, USA
Horsepower Electric
We are currently seeking a full-time VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) Drafter who will work out onsite at our warehouse in Paterson, NJ. You are a dedicated individual who genuinely cares about ...
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