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$61,628

Average Base Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,319

Average Bonus
The average drafter architectural salary in District of Columbia, United States is $61,628 or an hourly rate of $30. This is 13% higher (+$7,306) than the average drafter architectural salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,319.
Salary by Experience

$44,012

Entry Level Salary

$79,561

Senior Level Salary
An entry level drafter architectural (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $44,012. On the other end, a senior level drafter architectural (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,561.
Job Description
Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.
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