The salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architectural and civil drafters salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $75,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and civil drafters is $32,710.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in 24 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $68,740. The lowest paying industry is the plastics product manufacturing industry (annual salary $42,730). For detailed architectural and civil drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing|| |
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing|| |
|Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing|| |
|Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing|| |
|Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing|| |
|Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing|| |
|Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing|| |
|Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing|| |
|Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing|| |
|Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Wood Product Manufacturing|| |
|Other Wood Product Manufacturing|| |
|Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing|| |
|Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing|| |
|Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing|| |
|Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing|| |
|Plastics Product Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .