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 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,450
25th Percentile Wage
$40,600
50th Percentile Wage
$51,730
75th Percentile Wage
$62,840
90th Percentile Wage
$79,260

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 $79,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,450.

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
$51,730
1.86% 4.60%
2016
$50,770
3.37% -
2015
$49,060
1.39% -
2014
$48,380
0.60% -
2013
$48,090
-2.62% -
2012
$49,350
- -

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 $58,930. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $58,930. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $56,140). The lowest paying area is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $41,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$58,930
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$56,140
Gainesville
$55,670
Tallahassee
$54,820
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$54,030
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$53,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$53,050
Ocala
$52,010
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$51,330
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$49,860
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$49,430
Jacksonville
$49,170
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$48,950
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$48,910
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$48,250
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$46,370
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$45,260
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$44,650
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$41,130




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