Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,070
25th Percentile Wage
$42,740
50th Percentile Wage
$51,180
75th Percentile Wage
$61,260
90th Percentile Wage
$75,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $75,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architectural and civil drafters is $35,070.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,180
6.27% 14.67%
2016
$47,970
2.48% -
2015
$46,780
4.45% -
2014
$44,700
1.59% -
2013
$43,990
0.73% -
2012
$43,670
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Compare Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in nine industries in the educational services 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $54,390. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $46,100). For detailed architectural and civil drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,940
Educational Services
$51,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,860
Educational Services - Local government owned
$49,120
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$46,100

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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