Career Outlook for Civil Drafters

Also known as:  Architectural Drafter, Building Drafter, Civil Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Technician, Civil Drafter, Structural Drafter
The overall job outlook for Civil Drafter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 11.28 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.88 percent per year. Demand for Civil Drafters is expected to go up, with an expected 39,440 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.50 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Civil Drafters in the following states
California 13,320
Texas 8,670
Florida 6,940
New York 5,390
Pennsylvania 4,980
Ohio 2,660
New Jersey 2,620
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Civil Drafters
Guam 70
Vermont 210
Alaska 230
West Virginia 270
South Dakota 270
Rhode Island 270
Wyoming 290