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Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in the Industry of Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)

The salary statistics and trend of architectural and civil drafters in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare architectural and civil drafters salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,120
25th Percentile Wage
$45,370
50th Percentile Wage
$57,150
75th Percentile Wage
$68,770
90th Percentile Wage
$85,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation). 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 $85,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent architectural and civil drafters is $37,120.

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 of Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,1500.23%9.76%
201557,0203.14%-
201455,2303.22%-
201353,4503.52%-
201251,570--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.85
25th Percentile Wage
$21.82
50th Percentile Wage
$27.47
75th Percentile Wage
$33.06
90th Percentile Wage
$41.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation). The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and civil drafters is $41.27. The median hourly salary is $27.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.85.

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in seven industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of architectural and civil drafters in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$67,320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$58,750
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$58,320
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$57,150
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$56,040
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,140
State government, including schools and hospitals
$51,230

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