Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,400
25th Percentile Wage
$44,890
50th Percentile Wage
$56,570
75th Percentile Wage
$70,400
90th Percentile Wage
$82,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,400.

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
$56,570
1.52% 9.28%
2016
$55,710
2.69% -
2015
$54,210
0.37% -
2014
$54,010
4.93% -
2013
$51,350
0.06% -
2012
$51,320
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of New York ranges from $36,260 to $58,910. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in New York is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $58,910. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $58,680). The lowest paying area is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $36,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Syracuse
$58,910
Ithaca
$58,680
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$56,500
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$56,040
Kingston
$55,360
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$54,570
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$54,340
Nassau-Suffolk
$52,980
Rochester
$48,140
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$47,440
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$47,280
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,280
Glens Falls
$45,050
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$41,790
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$40,870
Utica-Rome
$36,260




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