Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,770
25th Percentile Wage
$40,270
50th Percentile Wage
$49,140
75th Percentile Wage
$59,450
90th Percentile Wage
$69,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.23
25th Percentile Wage
$19.36
50th Percentile Wage
$23.62
75th Percentile Wage
$28.58
90th Percentile Wage
$33.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.58. The median hourly salary is $23.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,1400.14%10.62%
201549,070-0.43%-
201449,2808.00%-
201345,3403.13%-
201243,920--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Alabama ranges from $36,860 to $56,880. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $56,880. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,420). The lowest paying area is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $36,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$56,880
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,420
Decatur
$51,480
Montgomery
$50,770
Dothan
$50,420
Birmingham-Hoover
$49,910
Huntsville
$48,360
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$47,500
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$43,170
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$40,370
Tuscaloosa
$36,860


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