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Architectural and Civil Drafters

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.22
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Architectural and Civil Drafters *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.78 $24.58 $30.19
Minnesota
$20.93 $25.22 $29.87
Central Minnesota
$18.65 $22.14 $27.05
Northeast Minnesota
$16.75 $19.46 $23.37
Northwest Minnesota
$17.55 $20.97 $25.07
Southeast Minnesota
$18.57 $22.09 $27.89
Southwest Minnesota
$17.67 $20.33 $23.88
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21.95 $26.26 $30.41

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2200 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Architectural and Civil Drafters most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 240 new Architectural and Civil Drafters to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Architectural and Civil Drafters
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 94000 91200 -2800 -3%
Minnesota 2004 1906 -98 -4.8%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southeast Minnesota 52 53 1 1.9%
Southwest Minnesota 88 86 -2 -2.3%
Northwest Minnesota 121 122 1 0.8%
Northeast Minnesota 60 59 -1 -1.7%
Central Minnesota 127 131 4 3.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1148 1163 15 1.3%


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