Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters among Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,030
25th Percentile Wage
$39,220
50th Percentile Wage
$48,420
75th Percentile Wage
$62,710
90th Percentile Wage
$75,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.92
25th Percentile Wage
$18.86
50th Percentile Wage
$23.28
75th Percentile Wage
$30.15
90th Percentile Wage
$36.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.28. The median hourly salary is $23.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,4204.11%5.37%
201546,4303.70%-
201444,7101.01%-
201344,260-3.52%-
201245,820--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architectural and Civil Drafters in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Indiana ranges from $38,520 to $52,860. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Indiana is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $52,860. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Gary (mean annual salary $49,720). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington
$52,860
Gary
$49,720
Indianapolis-Carmel
$49,070
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,690
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,820
Fort Wayne
$45,500
Elkhart-Goshen
$43,690
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$38,520


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