Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Architectural and Civil Drafters (17-3011)

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 178 205 15.17 6 13 22
United States 101200 103000 0.0 3400 7100 10700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 28.42 17.59 22.00 27.64 33.74 40.26
Alaska 35.05 23.00 28.49 35.11 40.61 47.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35.66 22.95 28.56 35.39 41.93 48.87

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.