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 amongst Indiana metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,530
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$49,320
75th Percentile Wage
$63,180
90th Percentile Wage
$75,630

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 $75,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,320
1.82% 7.10%
2016
$48,420
4.11% -
2015
$46,430
3.70% -
2014
$44,710
1.01% -
2013
$44,260
-3.52% -
2012
$45,820
- -

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 Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $49,910). 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
Indianapolis-Carmel
$49,910
Gary
$49,290
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,960
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,050
Lafayette
$47,160
Fort Wayne
$45,050
Elkhart-Goshen
$44,610
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$38,520




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