Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical and electronics drafters in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical and electronics drafters among California areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,720
25th Percentile Wage
$50,300
50th Percentile Wage
$62,700
75th Percentile Wage
$78,950
90th Percentile Wage
$97,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.62
25th Percentile Wage
$24.18
50th Percentile Wage
$30.15
75th Percentile Wage
$37.96
90th Percentile Wage
$46.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical and electronics drafters in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.80. The median hourly salary is $30.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.62.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics drafters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,7005.55%8.76%
201559,220-2.85%-
201460,9105.60%-
201357,5000.50%-
201257,210--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical and electronics drafters in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical and electronics drafters in state of California ranges from $30,580 to $71,450. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics drafters in California is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with a median annual salary of $71,450. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (mean annual salary $69,460). The lowest paying area is Santa Cruz-Watsonville with a median annual salary of $30,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$71,450
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$69,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$68,070
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$67,630
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$65,960
Bakersfield-Delano
$64,740
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$62,720
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$62,470
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$60,720
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$60,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$58,880
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$56,690
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$48,350
Fresno
$44,660
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$30,580


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