The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical drafters in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of mechanical drafters in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$33,700|
|25th Percentile Wage||$38,140|
|50th Percentile Wage||$46,980|
|75th Percentile Wage||$56,300|
|90th Percentile Wage||$82,590|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,700.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $46,980, South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for mechanical drafters in state of Arkansas, following the highest paying city Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (median annual salary of $55,350). Compared with Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area is 15.1 percent (15.1%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway|| |
|South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |