Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in New Hampshire

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,430
25th Percentile Wage
$42,660
50th Percentile Wage
$51,900
75th Percentile Wage
$60,790
90th Percentile Wage
$71,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,430.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.55
25th Percentile Wage
$20.51
50th Percentile Wage
$24.95
75th Percentile Wage
$29.23
90th Percentile Wage
$34.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.27. The median hourly salary is $24.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.55.

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
201651,900-0.67%7.13%
201552,2501.89%-
201451,2603.43%-
201349,5002.63%-
201248,200--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some New Hampshire cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of New Hampshire ranges from $44,820 to $65,780. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in New Hampshire is Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford with a median annual salary of $65,780. The second highest paying city/area in New Hampshire State is Nashua (mean annual salary $55,950). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford
$65,780
Nashua
$55,950
Manchester
$54,780
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$52,630
Portsmouth
$49,590
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$45,980
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$44,820


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