Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters among Florida 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 Mechanical Drafters in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,960
25th Percentile Wage
$40,390
50th Percentile Wage
$50,770
75th Percentile Wage
$64,740
90th Percentile Wage
$80,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.85
25th Percentile Wage
$19.42
50th Percentile Wage
$24.41
75th Percentile Wage
$31.12
90th Percentile Wage
$38.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.64. The median hourly salary is $24.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.85.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,7703.37%2.80%
201549,0601.39%-
201448,3800.60%-
201348,090-2.62%-
201249,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Florida ranges from $41,130 to $64,390. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Florida is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $64,390. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota (mean annual salary $58,140). The lowest paying area is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $41,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$64,390
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$58,140
Jacksonville
$52,740
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$51,120
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$51,060
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$51,060
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$51,020
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$50,940
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$50,810
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$49,060
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$45,580
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$44,480
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$41,130



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