Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters among Florida metropolitan 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,320
25th Percentile Wage
$38,630
50th Percentile Wage
$48,700
75th Percentile Wage
$59,480
90th Percentile Wage
$70,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.58
25th Percentile Wage
$18.57
50th Percentile Wage
$23.42
75th Percentile Wage
$28.59
90th Percentile Wage
$34.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.03. The median hourly salary is $23.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.58.

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
201648,7002.73%7.68%
201547,3700.38%-
201447,1902.35%-
201346,0802.43%-
201244,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Florida ranges from $37,100 to $56,980. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $56,980. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (mean annual salary $52,930). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$56,980
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$52,930
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$51,720
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$51,650
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$50,570
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$50,320
Tallahassee
$49,350
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$49,110
Jacksonville
$47,510
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$47,340
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$47,110
Gainesville
$46,530
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$46,180
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$45,900
Naples-Marco Island
$45,400
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$45,310
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$40,870
Port St Lucie
$40,840
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$38,560
Ocala
$37,540
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,100


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