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Job Expectations and Salary of a Draftsperson

A great contribution to the success of a property development project is the expertise of a draftsperson. This function is essential to bring the building designer’s drawings and plans to life. The design draftsperson generally produces technical drawings while considering the material specifications to optimize the property’s sustainable practices. In this article, we’ll feature the job description of a draftsperson and compare the average salary of hiring locally vs virtually.

What is a Draftsperson?

What is a Draftsperson
A draftsperson is part of an engineering team that also includes architects, engineers, and building designers. A draftsperson is typically responsible for turning ideas and basic construction plans into accurate drawings for the construction industry. They use specialized computer software and traditional drawing techniques.

What is the salary of a Draftsperson?

The salary of a draftsperson depends primarily on location, previous experience, and skillsets among others. The wage also may depend on the education and scope of responsibilities.
For instance, in the Philippines, the salary of a virtual draftsperson is $16,043 including ShoreAgents’ fees. In comparison to hiring in the USA which costs $69,242, it’s certainly more cost-efficient to outsource in the Philippines.

What is the average salary for a Draftsperson?

While draftsperson salaries typically fall along a range, we’ve used average wages in the table below for comparison. We’ve listed only the salary for most countries in the table. We haven’t included any extra costs, such as government fees, insurance, or other types of employer contributions.
However, we have included these additional costs under the salaries for the Philippines. The total amount includes employee benefits, government charges, and ShoreAgents’ fees.
The average salary of a Draftsperson in Australia
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AU

$81,815 AUD

Local

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$22,952 AUD

based in the Philippines

The average salary of a Draftsperson in New Zealand
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$67,054 NZD

Local

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$25,845 NZD

based in the Philippines

The average salary of a Draftsperson in United Kingdom
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£32,259 GBP

Local

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£13,411 GBP

based in the Philippines

The average salary of a Draftsperson in United States of America
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USA

$69,242 USD

Local

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$16,043 USD

based in the Philippines

The average salary of a Draftsperson in Canada
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$69,741 CAD

Local

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$20,904 CAD

based in the Philippines

The average salary of a Draftsperson in Singapore

SG

$40,634 SGD
Local
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$21,872 SGD
based in the Philippines
A draftsperson’s salary is significantly less in the Philippines. This is in comparison to the United Kingdom, United States, Singapore, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. Indeed, for the cost of one in these other countries.
ShoreAgents is a real estate staffing solutions firm that can help you find a competent, English-speaking draftsperson in the Philippines. You can even hire two to four draftspeople in the Philippines for a fraction of the cost in other countries.

Can a Draftsperson work virtually?

Can a Draftsperson work virtually
Absolutely. A draftsperson does most of their work via computer and traditional drawing. However, you’ll need to be flexible and make some preparations for the virtual draftsperson to be a successful team member.
Particularly if you’ve never had a virtual team member before, you’ll have to consider the following:
  • Invest in task management software
  • Set realistic expectations
  • Find someone to supervise the draftsperson on a daily basis
  • Work with your team to gain buy-in for the virtual team member
ShoreAgents can help your firm and your team prepare for the virtual draftsperson. We have considerable experience advising and coaching companies in managing virtual team members. We will work with you to ensure the draftsperson’s success.

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Local Draftsperson Vs. Virtual Draftsperson

So, you’re probably wondering whether having a virtual draftsperson is a viable option for your property development firm. Let’s take a look at the pros:
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.
Many owners of property development firms don’t enjoy hiring. It’s not as exciting as finding and developing properties. Hiring may also not be your expertise so it can be time-consuming.
Hiring a virtual draftsperson through ShoreAgents is easy and requires very little time. You simply have to do the following:
  • Sign up with ShoreAgents
  • Tell us about your company and what you’re looking for
  • Let us clarify the details
  • Interview finalists and choose the best one for your company's needs.
You don’t need to cull through applications or run background checks. We undertake all of those tasks on your behalf. Additionally, you are relieved of the responsibility of locating and furnishing a workstation as we handle all that for you.
A draftsperson who knows buildings is a specialist and it can be difficult to find the best one. At ShoreAgents, we help you find capable real estate and property development specialists. We can find the right specialist for your needs.
Our virtual draftspeople work in a modern environment with virtual employees in similar positions. They also have ongoing training. Because they work in an engaging environment and have the opportunity for continuing education, they stay on the job.
ShoreAgents is located in the Philippines, which has a much lower cost of living. This is in comparison to New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Singapore. You’ll be able to hire two to four virtual draftspeople through ShoreAgents for the cost of one local draftsperson. Or, if you don’t need multiple draftspeople, you could use the extra money to hire another virtual team member.
A virtual team member may be a new concept for your firm. You will need to make a few adjustments to get it to work. But given all the advantages of having a virtual draftsperson, adapting to a new approach will be highly beneficial.