Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters among Maine 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,720
25th Percentile Wage
$40,560
50th Percentile Wage
$49,760
75th Percentile Wage
$61,050
90th Percentile Wage
$72,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,720.

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
$49,760
2.97% 2.97%
2016
$48,280
11.70% -
2015
$42,630
-10.30% -
2014
$47,020
3.32% -
2013
$45,460
-6.20% -
2012
$48,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Maine ranges from $29,440 to $54,760. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $54,760. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $49,930). The lowest paying area is Lewiston-Auburn with a median annual salary of $29,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$54,760
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$49,930
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$47,550
Bangor
$36,990
Lewiston-Auburn
$29,440




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