Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,950
25th Percentile Wage
$41,230
50th Percentile Wage
$51,730
75th Percentile Wage
$62,940
90th Percentile Wage
$77,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.84
25th Percentile Wage
$19.82
50th Percentile Wage
$24.87
75th Percentile Wage
$30.26
90th Percentile Wage
$37.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.27. The median hourly salary is $24.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.84.

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
201651,7307.35%3.75%
201547,930-8.93%-
201452,210-5.98%-
201355,33010.01%-
201249,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Georgia ranges from $36,830 to $55,250. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Georgia is Albany with a median annual salary of $55,250. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Macon (mean annual salary $53,960). The lowest paying area is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $36,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albany
$55,250
Macon
$53,960
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$53,340
Brunswick
$49,780
Savannah
$40,430
Columbus
$39,840
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$38,320
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,480
Valdosta
$36,830


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