If you're thinking of hiring a professional draftsman, make sure that you're prepared for additional expenses. According to ServiceSeeking.com.au's pricing data, the average and premium prices of drafting services in Qld increased this financial year. Average rates of draftsmen went up from $50/hr to $55/hr — a 10% rise. Meanwhile, premium prices are now at $75/hr due to a 25% price jump.
Budget drafting services, however, retained the same price from FY14 — they still cost $40/hr.
This year, Vic, NSW, and WA saw higher average rates for draftsmen too. WA made the biggest price jump at 41%, followed by NSW with a 20% hike. Meanwhile, Vic had a 10% increase. SA is the only state that recorded a decrease. Because of a 34% decline in average drafting costs, the state's residents are now enjoying the lowest average rate.
If you want reliable quotes, post your job on the site so that interested businesses can send you quick estimates; you can receive up to 12 quotes. The site also has a list of the top draftsmen in Qld, which you might want to view.