Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,830
25th Percentile Wage
$42,980
50th Percentile Wage
$52,080
75th Percentile Wage
$63,360
90th Percentile Wage
$76,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $76,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and civil drafters is $33,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,080-0.23%12.88%
201552,20010.11%-
201446,9202.20%-
201345,8901.13%-
201245,370--

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

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in ten industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $60,600. The lowest paying industry is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $45,980). For detailed architectural and civil drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$60,600
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$60,600
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,670
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$54,700
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$51,500
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$50,290
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$50,240
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$48,240
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$46,360
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$45,980

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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