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Architectural and Civil Drafters

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Architectural and Civil Drafters

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
173011  Architectural and Civil Drafters 2,137 2,292 155 7.25 % 65 120 16 201 Associate's degree 

Architectural and Civil Drafters Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,810  85 % 1,930  84 % 120  7 % $59,930
Construction    150  7 % 170  7 % 20  15 % $71,120
Construction of Buildings    110  5 % 120  5 % 10  14 % $73,180
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