Ready your pockets because the average cost of hiring a draftsman in NSW increased by 20% over the last financial year. ServiceSeeking.com.au’s pricing data showed that the average price of drafting services in the state went up from $50/hr to $60/hr.
Furthermore, a draftsman's budget rate also increased in FY15. From $43.75/hr, budget drafting services in NSW now cost $45/hr. Premium rates saw an upward movement too. With an 8% rise, premium prices are now at $65/hr.
WA, Qld, and Vic saw an upward trend in the average cost of drafting services as well. WA had the largest increase at 41%, while Qld and Vic had a 10% price jump each. Only SA recorded a price drop in FY15, and because of a 34% decline in average drafting costs, the state now has the lowest average rate.
If you want to compare quotes, you're in luck — the site has made it easy for you to do this. All you need to do is post your job here, and you can get a maximum of 12 estimates from different businesses. The site also has a list of the top draftsmen in NSW, which you might want to check out.