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Highest Paying Cities for Other Drafters

The top 100 highest paying cities for other drafters (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other drafters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $82,330, Olympia, Washington is the highest paying city for other drafters. It is followed by Charlottesville, Virginia (average annual salary $69,950). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of other drafters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Drafters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Olympia, Washington
$82,330
n/a
2 Charlottesville, Virginia
$69,950
n/a
3 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$66,690
30
4 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$66,160
40
5 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$65,790
40
6 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$64,730
560
7 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$63,930
90
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$63,780
90
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$63,020
40
10 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$62,510
570
11 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$62,350
30
12 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$61,210
130
13 Boulder, Colorado
$60,930
40
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,400
320
15 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$60,150
410
16 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$59,730
230
17 Monroe, Louisiana
$59,620
170
18 Urban Honolulu, USA
$59,480
90
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,430
120
20 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,240
630
21 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$59,240
70
22 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$59,000
40
23 Bend, Oregon
$58,890
n/a
24 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$58,880
30
25 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$58,780
40
26 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$58,670
150
27 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$58,230
140
28 St Cloud, Minnesota
$58,040
70
29 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$57,610
80
30 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$57,260
50
31 Anchorage, Alaska
$57,230
30
32 Knoxville, Tennessee
$56,820
80
33 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$56,820
40
34 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$56,810
50
35 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$56,420
360
36 Toledo, Ohio
$56,300
60
37 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$56,270
60
38 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$56,270
40
39 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$56,200
30
40 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$56,120
190
41 Tacoma, Washington
$55,930
30
42 Billings, Montana
$55,790
40
43 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$55,520
40
44 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$55,190
150
45 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$54,710
60
46 Bellingham, Washington
$54,630
30
47 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$54,610
50
48 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$54,570
360
49 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$54,550
70
50 Camden, New Jersey
$54,520
50
51 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$54,470
350
52 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$54,450
30
53 Appleton, Wisconsin
$54,410
40
54 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$54,410
150
55 Manchester, New Hampshire
$53,240
30
56 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$53,210
240
57 Kansas City, Missouri
$52,950
90
58 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$52,920
30
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$52,750
100
60 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$52,740
50
61 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$52,650
790
62 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$52,300
140
63 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$52,230
60
64 Tucson, Arizona
$52,220
70
65 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$52,180
50
66 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$52,170
70
67 Akron, Ohio
$52,020
50
68 Honolulu, Hawaii
$51,770
90
69 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$51,570
50
70 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$51,530
40
71 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$51,370
480
72 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$51,360
40
73 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$51,240
230
74 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$51,130
90
75 Salt Lake City, Utah
$51,010
n/a
76 Duluth, Wisconsin
$50,860
n/a
77 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$50,720
40
78 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$50,690
310
79 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$50,520
40
80 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$50,470
240
81 El Paso, Texas
$50,460
30
82 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$50,390
470
83 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$50,360
30
84 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$50,350
40
85 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$50,140
390
86 Huntsville, Alabama
$50,100
30
87 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$49,930
470
88 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$49,810
110
89 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$49,530
130
90 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$49,520
620
91 Dayton, Ohio
$49,500
90
92 Columbus, Ohio
$49,470
200
93 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$49,420
120
94 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$49,330
180
95 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$49,250
110
96 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$49,080
50
97 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$48,490
30
98 St Louis, Missouri
$48,440
60
99 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$48,370
160
100 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$48,330
40
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