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CAD Drafter Average Salary in Gibraltar 2023

How much money does a person working as CAD Drafter make in Gibraltar?

Average Yearly Salary
20,300 GIP
( 1,690 GIP monthly)


A person working as CAD Drafter in Gibraltar typically earns around 20,300 GIP per year. Salaries range from 9,330 GIP (lowest) to 32,200 GIP (highest).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. CAD Drafter salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

CAD Drafter Pay Scale and Salaries in Gibraltar

Median and salary distribution Gibraltar CAD Drafter yearly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
19,200 GIP or more
10% of people earn
16,900 to 19,200 GIP
20% of people earn
11,600 GIP or less
65% of people earn
11,600 to 16,900 GIP
Minimum Salary
9,330 GIP
19,400 GIP
32,200 GIP

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    CAD Drafter salaries in Gibraltar range from 9,330 GIP per year (starting salary) to 32,200 GIP per year (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,400 GIP per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as CAD Drafter(s) are earning less than 19,400 GIP while the other half are earning more than 19,400 GIP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of CAD Drafter(s) are earning less than 15,600 GIP while 75% of them are earning more than 15,600 GIP. Also from the diagram, 75% of CAD Drafter(s) are earning less than 22,300 GIP while 25% are earning more than 22,300 GIP.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 11,600 GIP to 16,900 GIP. Approximatly 20% fall under the 11,600 GIP cap. Ten percent of wages are from 16,900 GIP to 19,200 GIP. Only 5% of people grossed 19,200 GIP or more.

CAD Drafter Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

CAD Drafter average salary change by experience in Gibraltar

0 - 2 Years
10,600 GIP
2 - 5 Years+34%
14,100 GIP
5 - 10 Years+48%
20,900 GIP
10 - 15 Years+22%
25,500 GIP
15 - 20 Years+9%
27,800 GIP
20+ Years+8%
30,100 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience yearly Gibraltar CAD Drafter
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down CAD Drafter salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 10,600 GIP per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 14,100 GIP per year, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 20,900 GIP per year, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, CAD Drafter whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 25,500 GIP per year, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 27,800 GIP per year, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 30,100 GIP per year, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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CAD Drafter Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different CAD Drafter(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

CAD Drafter average salary difference by education level in Gibraltar

Certificate or Diploma
12,300 GIP
Bachelor's Degree+93%
23,800 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down CAD Drafter salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary is 12,300 GIP per year.

While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 23,800 GIP per year, 93% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - CAD Drafter

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male CAD Drafter employees in Gibraltar earn 19% more than their female counterparts on average.

22,100 GIP
18,500 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Gibraltar for all Careers

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CAD Drafter Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Gibraltar

How much are annual salary increments in Gibraltar for CAD Drafter(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

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CAD Drafter(s) in Gibraltar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Gibraltar CAD Drafter
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Gibraltar / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Gibraltar is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Gibraltar for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

CAD Drafter Bonus and Incentive Rates in Gibraltar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Gibraltar CAD Drafter
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"CAD Drafter" is considered to be a low bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

85% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 15% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

CAD Drafter Salary Trend and Forecast in Gibraltar

How are CAD Drafter salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
17,500 GIP
Average Salary 2020+4%
18,200 GIP
Average Salary 2021+4%
18,900 GIP
Average Salary 2022+4%
19,600 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

CAD Drafter salaries in Gibraltar are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 4% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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CAD Drafter Average Hourly Wage in Gibraltar

10 GIP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Gibraltar is 10 GIP. This means that the average CAD Drafter in Gibraltar earns approximately 10 GIP for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'CAD Drafter' in Gibraltar is 4 GIP. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

CAD Drafter VS Other Jobs

20,300 GIP
37,700 GIP
40,600 GIP
Average Salary
CAD Drafter
Average Salary
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for CAD Drafter is 46% less than that of Architecture. Also, Architecture salaries are 7% less than those of All Jobs.

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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Architect46,200 GIP+130%
Architectural Designer43,100 GIP+110%
Architectural Drafter17,800 GIP-12%
Architectural Manager72,800 GIP+260%
Architectural Technician26,200 GIP+29%
Architecture Consultant68,900 GIP+240%
Architecture Estimating Manager50,100 GIP+150%
Architecture Specifications Writer17,800 GIP-12%
Assistant Architectural Manager65,300 GIP+220%
CAD Drafter20,300 GIP+0%
CAD Manager44,400 GIP+120%
Design and Decoration Assistant19,900 GIP-2%
Design Manager65,700 GIP+220%
Drafting Supervisor32,900 GIP+62%
Facilities and Project Manager66,600 GIP+230%
Facility Planner35,700 GIP+76%
Interior Design Assistant16,900 GIP-17%
Interior Designer38,000 GIP+87%
Kitchen Designer22,400 GIP+10%
Landscape Architect53,500 GIP+160%
Landscape Artist30,200 GIP+49%
Landscaper25,700 GIP+27%
Mapping Technician17,800 GIP-12%
Mechanical Drafter21,500 GIP+6%
Photogrammetrist19,600 GIP-3%

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Gibraltar earn 18% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
36,500 GIP
Public Sector+18%
43,000 GIP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for CAD Drafter in Gibraltar?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 19,400 GIP and 22,300 GIP. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for CAD Drafter in Gibraltar is ranges from 15,600 GIP to 22,300 GIP. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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