Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,550
25th Percentile Wage
$41,890
50th Percentile Wage
$55,090
75th Percentile Wage
$73,270
90th Percentile Wage
$95,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,090
2.78% 10.93%
2016
$53,560
2.71% -
2015
$52,110
8.18% -
2014
$47,850
-0.92% -
2013
$48,290
-1.62% -
2012
$49,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Alabama ranges from $29,160 to $73,590. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $73,590. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $56,690). The lowest paying area is Florence-Muscle Shoals with a median annual salary of $29,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$73,590
Birmingham-Hoover
$56,690
Mobile
$54,650
Tuscaloosa
$49,570
Decatur
$49,150
Montgomery
$44,630
Anniston-Oxford
$41,640
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$41,630
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$29,160




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for mechanical drafters

💰 Highest paying industries for mechanical drafters.