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For: Civil Drafters
SOC Code: 17-3011

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Architectural and Civil DraftersPrepare 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. Utilize knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Civil Drafters
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$17.53  $23.44  $48,758.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$17.09  $22.37  $46,521.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$15.55  $21.49  $44,683.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$14.54  $17.64  $36,696.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$18.60  $23.85  $49,596.00  
Akron MSA$16.16  $22.88  $47,594.00  
Canton-Massillon MSA$17.13  $22.65  $47,124.00  
Cincinnati MSA$18.08  $25.70  $53,446.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$15.74  $21.59  $44,908.00  
Columbus MSA$18.79  $23.51  $48,901.00  
Dayton MSA$18.50  $25.44  $52,925.00  
Huntington MSA$14.85  $18.75  $39,015.00  
Mansfield MSA$21.21  $25.07  $52,149.00  
Toledo MSA$18.47  $24.77  $51,516.00  
Wheeling MSA$14.82  $22.50  $46,807.00  
Youngstown MSA$19.43  $23.76  $49,412.00  
Southwest Ohio$18.34  $25.52  $53,084.00  
Northeast Ohio$15.98  $22.26  $46,303.00  
Central Ohio$18.72  $23.44  $48,764.00  
West Ohio$18.18  $24.72  $51,406.00  
Southeast Ohio$16.07  $21.36  $44,413.00  
Northwest Ohio$18.29  $23.95  $49,817.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Civil Drafters
  Postsecondary vocational training  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Civil Drafters
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
3,170  3,070  -100  -3.2%  38  


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