Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,570
25th Percentile Wage
$37,570
50th Percentile Wage
$46,450
75th Percentile Wage
$56,580
90th Percentile Wage
$69,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,570.

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
$46,450
-1.64% 9.15%
2016
$47,210
1.02% -
2015
$46,730
3.83% -
2014
$44,940
3.05% -
2013
$43,570
3.14% -
2012
$42,200
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Mississippi ranges from $41,770 to $50,460. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Mississippi is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,460. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $49,650). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,460
Pascagoula
$49,650
Hattiesburg
$48,690
Gulfport-Biloxi
$48,640
Jackson
$46,740
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$44,100
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,000
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$41,770




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