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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,080
25th Percentile Wage
$38,450
50th Percentile Wage
$49,190
75th Percentile Wage
$60,830
90th Percentile Wage
$74,420

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 $74,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,190
1.00% 8.60%
2016
$48,700
2.73% -
2015
$47,370
0.38% -
2014
$47,190
2.35% -
2013
$46,080
2.43% -
2012
$44,960
- -

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 $34,580 to $55,520. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $55,520. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (mean annual salary $55,150). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$55,520
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$55,150
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$54,550
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$53,550
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$52,980
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$51,250
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$50,360
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$50,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$50,030
Gainesville
$49,810
Tallahassee
$48,540
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$47,070
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$46,310
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$46,280
Jacksonville
$45,980
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$45,010
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$44,680
Port St Lucie
$42,700
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$42,550
Naples-Marco Island
$39,570
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$37,430
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,100
Ocala
$35,890
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$34,580




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