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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst Colorado metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,880
25th Percentile Wage
$49,260
50th Percentile Wage
$58,920
75th Percentile Wage
$73,250
90th Percentile Wage
$89,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,880.

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
$58,920
8.60% 9.56%
2016
$53,850
1.37% -
2015
$53,110
-0.43% -
2014
$53,340
-4.26% -
2013
$55,610
4.17% -
2012
$53,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Colorado ranges from $51,300 to $64,030. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $64,030. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $60,520). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $51,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$64,030
Boulder
$60,520
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$58,130
Greeley
$54,900
Colorado Springs
$51,300




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