Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architectural and civil drafters among Missouri 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,320
25th Percentile Wage
$38,030
50th Percentile Wage
$46,240
75th Percentile Wage
$58,410
90th Percentile Wage
$73,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.54
25th Percentile Wage
$18.28
50th Percentile Wage
$22.23
75th Percentile Wage
$28.08
90th Percentile Wage
$35.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.57. The median hourly salary is $22.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.54.

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
201646,240-0.74%6.44%
201546,580-1.01%-
201447,0501.25%-
201346,4606.89%-
201243,260--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Missouri ranges from $31,190 to $48,570. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $48,570. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $47,670). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$48,570
St Louis
$47,670
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$47,000
Columbia
$43,660
Jefferson City
$42,760
Springfield
$41,000
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,670
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,920
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,190


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