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Architectural and Civil Drafters

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $23.85
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Architectural and Civil Drafters

Area Low Median High
U S
$15.78 $23.73 $36.09
Minnesota
$16.89 $23.85 $35.37
Central Minnesota
$16 $21.26 $33.92
Northeast Minnesota
$16.14 $23.38 $37.71
Northwest Minnesota
$15.39 $20.38 $33.64
Southeast Minnesota
$14.39 $20.99 $34.65
Southwest Minnesota
$15.66 $20.14 $28.81
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18 $25.08 $35.62

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,730 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Architectural and Civil Drafters most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 210 new Architectural and Civil Drafters to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 87,900 88,500 700 0.8%
Minnesota 1,590 1,595 5 0.3%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 167 206 39 23.4%
Northeast Minnesota 73 73 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 98 112 14 14.3%
Southwest Minnesota 63 70 7 11.1%
Southeast Minnesota 71 75 4 5.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,127 1,131 4 0.4%


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