Cartography designer - Salary and Career
Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

Cartography designer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare architectural and civil engineering drawings using specific software for technical drawing, as well as they can execute plans, drawings and details of hydrosanitary and electrical installations and cartographic drawings, collect and process data and plan the work for the elaboration of the project, for example, interpret existing projects, calculate and define design costs, analyze sketches and apply occupational health standards and technical standards related to civil construction, being able to update the design according to legislation.

How much does an Cartography designer earn

A Cartography designer earns between $1.229 and $5.680 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.322 and a median salary of $1.782 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 775 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cartography designer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.322 27.861 580 11
1º Quartile 1.229 14.747 307 6
Median Salary 1.782 21.384 446 8
3º Quartile 4.332 51.979 1.083 20
Higher Salary 5.680 68.156 1.420 26

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the physical, chemical, engineering sciences
      • technical designers and modelers
        • technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

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Main workplaces

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture these workers work in economic activities such as civil construction, collection, purification and distribution of water, public administration, public utility services such as production and distribution of electricity, gas and water. They are found as employees with a formal contract or as self-employed, always individually, with permanent supervision. They work during the day, indoors, with the exception of the technical cartography designer, who also works in the open.

What does it take to work in the field of Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

This job/occupation requires complete elementary education, a basic qualification course of 200 to 400 class hours and professional experience of one to two years. Mastery of applications such as cad - computer aided design is required.

Functions and activities of Cartography designer

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture must:

  • planning work related to drawing;
  • elaborate architectural and civil engineering drawings;
  • planning work related to design;
  • process data for drawing;
  • planning work related to the drawing;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • close drawing work order;
  • plan work related to drawing;
  • close the drawing service order;
  • close the design work order;
  • planning the work related to the drawing;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • organize technical files;
  • close the drawing work order;
  • review drawings;

  • Activities

    • search for additional information;
    • detail drawings;
    • update the drawing according to the legislation;
    • apply technical standards;
    • prepare the workplace;
    • determine the type of file to be used;
    • search the internet;
    • demonstrate mathematical reasoning.;
    • apply principles of total quality;
    • compatize drawings under supervision;
    • stipulating deadlines for the execution of the drawing;
    • modify drawings;
    • demonstrate manual skill/precision;
    • define formats and scales;
    • adopt hygiene standards at work;
    • report procedure changes;
    • set drawing cost;
    • fill in the final report;
    • select drawing tools and media;
    • compress digital files;
    • release drawing to electronic file or map library;
    • calculate estimated design costs;
    • applying occupational health standards (nr-9 and nr-15) ;
    • organize supplier catalogs;
    • follow new technologies;
    • check dimensions, dimensions and descriptive information;
    • organize collected data;
    • send drawing and/or copies to customer;
    • field survey;
    • calculate data from field book;
    • demonstrate foreign language basics;
    • mastering basic computing;
    • drawing planks;
    • propose alternatives for drawing up;
    • supplement drawings;
    • update the drawing according to legislation;
    • organize supplier catalogs;
    • store files;
    • gather documents;
    • use specific software for design;
    • determining design methodology;
    • legend plans;
    • transfer total station data from field to office;
    • develop spatial vision;
    • work as a team.;
    • analyze sketch obtained through field information;
    • store files;
    • return documents used for archiving;
    • keep drawing tools;
    • consult information in files;
    • select drawing media and tools;
    • make a technical visit to review data;
    • interpret calculation memory;
    • index documents relevant to the area;
    • list drawing material;
    • interpret existing designs;

    Sectors that hire Cartography designer the most in the job market

    • mapping, surveying and geodesy services
    • engineering services
    • industrial assembly works
    • assembly of metal structures
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • terrain preparation services
    • building highways and railways
    • business management consulting activities
    • water collection, treatment and distribution
    • manufacture of alcohol

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