Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architectural and civil drafters salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,560
25th Percentile Wage
$54,130
50th Percentile Wage
$66,100
75th Percentile Wage
$81,570
90th Percentile Wage
$98,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and civil drafters is $98,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and civil drafters is $43,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,100
4.01% 11.29%
2016
$63,450
-4.33% -
2015
$66,200
0.80% -
2014
$65,670
-0.62% -
2013
$66,080
11.26% -
2012
$58,640
- -

Compare Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in five industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for architectural and civil drafters occupations is the fossil fuel electric power generation industry with an annual salary $74,760. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $59,190). For detailed architectural and civil drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$74,760
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$67,050
Utilities
$66,100
Natural Gas Distribution
$64,030
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$59,190

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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