Information About Architectural And Civil Drafters

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Training

Architectural and civil drafters need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Architectural and civil drafters
Training for Architectural And Civil Drafters
Percent
Less than High School 1.5
High School 12.6
Some College 29.9
Associates Degree 31.3
Bachelors Degree 20.9
Masters Degree 3.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 118,000 people in the United States- 2.9% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 10,000 more architectural and civil drafters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 36,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, architectural and civil drafters make $24.11 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Architectural and civil drafters $15.10 $18.40 $22.70 $28.60 $35.50
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, architectural and civil drafters make $50,160 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Architectural and civil drafters $31,520 $38,430 $47,250 $59,480 $73,880
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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