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Architectural and Civil Drafters in Montana

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

13.5% Jobs Projection
$45,940 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Architectural and Civil Drafters Work in Montana?

In 2018, there were 490 Architectural and Civil Drafters working in the state.

There were 490 Architectural and Civil Drafters employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Architectural and Civil Drafters in MT Employment Trend

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

Architectural and Civil Drafters in MT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Montana

Jobs for Architectural and Civil Drafters in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.

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

Montana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 590 jobs for Montana 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 Montana?

In 2018 wages for Architectural and Civil Drafters ranged from $26,530 to $63,330 with $45,940 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.76 to $30.45. The median hourly rate was $22.09.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.69 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.40.

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

Architectural and Civil Drafters Earnings: MT vs. National Average

Top Montana 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
Billings, MT 110 $48,190
Missoula, MT 90 $47,560
Great Falls, MT 30 $50,840

Top States for Architectural and Civil Drafters Employment

View the list below to see 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

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Occupation MT Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 130
Mechanical Drafters 100

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