Delaware Data for Career Pathway Planning
Career Cluster and PathwayMSHSHWHDEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
Architecture & Construction 26,570  2,035           7.1%           $51,975  
Design/Pre-Construction3,110  210           6.2%           $69,443  
Delaware
Occupations by Career Pathway: Design/Pre-Construction
OccupationMSHSHWHDEmployment
2018
Employment
Change
2016-26
Employment
Growth
2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
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Architects, Except Landscape and Naval  130           0           -1.1%           $83,410   MNM  OOH
Architectural and Civil Drafters  400           20           5.1%           $52,830   MNM  OOH
Civil Engineering Technicians  350           30           7.0%           $45,880   MNM  OOH
Civil Engineers 840           60           8.0%           $91,410   MNM  OOH
Cost Estimators 970           90           7.1%           $68,690   MNM  OOH
Interior Designers  140           0           0.6%           $59,240   MNM  OOH
Landscape Architects  N/A           0           0.0%           $73,160** MNM  OOH
Surveying and Mapping Technicians  130           10           6.6%           $42,010   MNM  OOH
Surveyors  120           10           5.5%           $73,110   MNM  OOH
Mid-Atlantic States
Occupations by Career Pathway: Design/Pre-Construction
OccupationEmployment
2018
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2018
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval14,040      750  4.5%           $85,774  
Architectural and Civil Drafters11,870      1,000  8.6%           $56,462  
Civil Engineering Technicians7,060      540  7.9%           $54,330  
Civil Engineers41,190      3,830  9.7%           $93,057  
Cost Estimators28,860      3,180  10.3%           $72,045  
Interior Designers6,130      290  3.6%           $60,574  
Landscape Architects2,080      170  6.1%           $76,858  
Surveying and Mapping TechniciansN/A           490  8.9%           N/A  
Surveyors5,340      570  11.2%           $67,030  

 ** National wage data; the state data is not available.
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 • Sources: Delaware Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
 • Mid-Atlantic includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
 • MS, HS, HW and HD are abbreviations for Middle Skill, High Skill, High Wage and High Demand Occupations
 • MS & HS Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as MS if, within the cluster/pathway, the percentage of MS occupations is at least thirty (30) percent
   of the total number of occupations reported for that cluster/pathway. The same process is used to determine HS clusters/pathways.
 • HW & HD Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as HW if, within the cluster/pathway, the total employment for HW occupations is greater than the
   total employment for non-HW occupations. The same process is used to determine HD for clusters/pathways.