Salary for Architectural and Civil Drafters

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Also known as:  Architectural Drafter, Building Drafter, Civil Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Technician, Civil Drafter, Structural Drafter

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Individuals working in the field of architectural and civil drafting combine understanding of geography, civil engineering practices, building materials, and mathematics to create detailed drawings and topographical relief maps for use in civil engineering projects. Familiarity with design software and a college or graduate degree may be required in these fields. Apprenticeships may be expected, as well.

A Architectural or Civil Drafter will usually earn a compensation of around $36,590 - $83,740 depending on seniority. will normally receive a wage of fifty-nine thousand one hundred and twenty dollars yearly.

can receive the highest pay in District of Columbia, where they can get compensation, on average, of just about $73,280. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Utilities, which has a compensation of $72,890.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.10 percent nationwide in that time.

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Architectural and Civil Drafters tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$72,890
Information
$68,340
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$68,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$65,890
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$64,950
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,510

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Manufacturing
$54,150
Educational Services
$54,640
Retail Trade
$56,770
Wholesale Trade
$57,480
Public Administration
$59,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,320