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Architectural and Civil Drafters in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as an Architectural or Civil Drafter? Read this first!

8.6% Jobs Projection
$50,420 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Architectural and Civil Drafters in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Architectural and Civil Drafters in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Architectural and Civil Drafters in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Architectural and Civil Drafters Work in Missouri?

2,170 people worked as Architectural and Civil Drafters in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,290 Architectural and Civil Drafters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Architectural and Civil Drafters in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,140 Architectural and Civil Drafters working in it, which means Missouri has more Architectural and Civil Drafters than average.

Architectural and Civil Drafters in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Architectural and Civil Drafters in this state are growing at a rate of 8.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.

Job Projections for Architectural and Civil Drafters: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 210 annual job openings, and a total of 2,410 jobs for Missouri Architectural and Civil Drafters in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 107,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Architectural and Civil Drafters Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Architectural and Civil Drafters ranged from $34,060 to $81,410 with $50,420 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.38 to $39.14. The median hourly rate was $24.24.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.45.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Architectural and Civil Drafters Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Architectural and Civil Drafters

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Architectural and Civil Drafters.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 990 $54,040
Kansas City, MO-KS 730 $52,860
Springfield, MO 170 $50,450
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 170 $47,700
Jefferson City, MO 80 $50,540
Columbia, MO 60 $45,480
Joplin, MO 50 $52,480

Top States for Architectural and Civil Drafters Employment

The table below shows the states where most Architectural and Civil Drafters work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 13,480 $61,590
Texas 11,200 $53,340
Florida 6,440 $52,620
New York 5,730 $58,230
Pennsylvania 4,560 $51,810
Georgia 2,830 $55,970
Ohio 2,700 $51,400
North Carolina 2,650 $51,260
Colorado 2,630 $56,880
New Jersey 2,510 $57,790
Virginia 2,380 $51,950
Illinois 2,320 $62,530
Washington 2,290 $54,490
Missouri 2,170 $50,420
Arizona 2,110 $58,390
Massachusetts 2,090 $58,610
Wisconsin 2,070 $51,630
Minnesota 1,870 $53,910
Michigan 1,740 $49,310
Utah 1,710 $50,530

Below are the states where Architectural and Civil Drafters get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $65,100
Illinois $62,530
California $61,590
Connecticut $61,570
Maryland $61,400
Massachusetts $58,610
Arizona $58,390
New York $58,230
New Jersey $57,790
Alaska $57,680

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MO Employment Total
Mechanical Drafters 1,050
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 690

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