Architectural Technology Job & Salary Outlook

State and National Wages & Employment Trends

 

Annual Salary Information – ARCH (Architectural and Civil Drafters):

(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data)

 

Median Hourly Rates - Architectural and Civil Drafters:

Location

Hourly Low (10%)

Hourly QL (25%)

Hourly Median (50%)

Hourly QU (75%)

Hourly High (90%)

United States

$17.59

$22.00

$27.64

$33.74

$40.26

Pennsylvania

$17.54

$21.73

$27.10

$31.70

$37.71

Lancaster, PA

$17.99

$22.98

$28.03

$32.54

$37.60

Median Annual Salary - Architectural and Civil Drafters:

Location

Annual Low (10%)

Annual QL (25%)

Annual Median (50%)

Annual QU (75%)

Annual High (90%)

United States

$36,590

$45,770

$57,500

$70,170

$83,740

Pennsylvania

$36,480

$45,190

$56,370

$65,940

$78,430

Lancaster, PA

$37,420

$47,810

$58,290

$67,690

$78,210

 State and National Employment Trends – ARCH:

(Pennsylvania source: Projections Central 2018-2028 long-term projections external site)

(United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019-2029 employment projections)

 Pennsylvania

Employment data for Architectural and Civil Drafters.

Employment
(2018)

Projected employment
(2028)

Projected growth
(2018-2028)

Projected annual job openings
(2018-2028)

4,800 employees

5,000 employees

+4%

530

 United States

Employment from Architectural and Civil Drafters.

Employment
(2019)

Projected employment
(2029)

Projected growth
(2019-2029)

Projected annual job openings
(2019-2029)

102,900 employees

100,300 employees

-3%
(decline)

8,500

Information provided by CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration *Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.