Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,000
25th Percentile Wage
$39,560
50th Percentile Wage
$47,740
75th Percentile Wage
$58,340
90th Percentile Wage
$68,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architectural and civil drafters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.87
25th Percentile Wage
$19.02
50th Percentile Wage
$22.95
75th Percentile Wage
$28.05
90th Percentile Wage
$33.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architectural and civil drafters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.11. The median hourly salary is $22.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.87.

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
201647,740-1.21%5.72%
201548,3202.77%-
201446,9801.28%-
201346,3802.95%-
201245,010--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architectural and civil drafters in state of Ohio ranges from $35,930 to $52,330. The highest paying area for architectural and civil drafters in Ohio is Cincinnati-Middletown with a median annual salary of $52,330. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $51,820). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cincinnati-Middletown
$52,330
Dayton
$51,820
Toledo
$50,440
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$48,560
Columbus
$47,880
Akron
$46,600
Canton-Massillon
$46,140
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$45,550
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$43,970
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$43,750
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$35,930


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