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Highest Paying Cities for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

The top 100 highest paying cities for electrical and electronics 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 electrical and electronics drafters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $89,060, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington is the highest paying city for electrical and electronics drafters. It is followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington (average annual salary $86,700). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of electrical and electronics drafters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$89,060
750
2 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$86,700
830
3 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$78,420
60
4 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$77,700
30
5 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$76,880
70
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,860
1,260
7 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$75,230
1,060
8 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$75,150
180
9 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,030
970
10 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$73,050
190
11 Springfield, Massachusetts
$72,830
90
12 Wilmington, North Carolina
$72,540
60
13 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$71,850
120
14 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$71,640
150
15 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$71,450
460
16 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$71,400
70
17 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$71,220
60
18 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$70,920
240
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$70,530
520
20 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$70,290
370
21 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$70,230
300
22 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$69,670
220
23 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$69,460
740
24 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$69,390
60
25 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$69,320
80
26 Mobile, Alabama
$68,980
30
27 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$68,880
60
28 Tacoma, Washington
$68,750
80
29 Framingham, Massachusetts
$68,220
80
30 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,070
670
31 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$67,640
620
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$67,630
710
33 Appleton, Wisconsin
$66,600
50
34 Salt Lake City, Utah
$66,380
120
35 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$66,180
390
36 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$65,960
60
37 Huntsville, Alabama
$65,910
70
38 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$65,670
200
39 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,230
50
40 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$64,740
40
41 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$64,550
n/a
42 Rochester, New York
$63,860
190
43 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$63,840
490
44 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,810
110
45 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,720
210
46 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$62,470
350
47 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$62,350
310
48 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$62,270
210
49 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$62,250
40
50 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$62,220
80
51 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$62,100
160
52 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$61,690
60
53 Manchester, New Hampshire
$61,460
50
54 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$61,310
130
55 New Haven, Connecticut
$61,250
40
56 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$61,090
1,200
57 Anchorage, Alaska
$60,960
30
58 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$60,780
990
59 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$60,720
180
60 Knoxville, Tennessee
$60,680
110
61 Tucson, Arizona
$60,630
50
62 Lafayette, Louisiana
$60,590
n/a
63 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$60,540
310
64 Richmond, Virginia
$60,470
60
65 St Louis, Missouri
$60,460
290
66 Columbia, South Carolina
$60,390
80
67 Gary, Indiana
$60,360
40
68 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$60,030
40
69 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,880
940
70 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$59,720
60
71 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$59,310
120
72 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$59,130
120
73 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$58,880
1,770
74 Danbury, Connecticut
$58,750
30
75 Syracuse, New York
$58,600
110
76 Toledo, Ohio
$58,100
50
77 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$57,820
40
78 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$57,800
110
79 Boulder, Colorado
$57,620
60
80 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$57,290
460
81 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$57,050
350
82 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,900
220
83 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$56,770
120
84 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$56,690
50
85 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$56,690
570
86 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,660
450
87 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$56,640
200
88 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$56,360
100
89 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$56,340
180
90 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$56,200
80
91 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$55,950
120
92 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$55,940
300
93 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$55,640
30
94 Honolulu, Hawaii
$55,320
190
95 Columbus, Ohio
$55,140
80
96 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$54,910
100
97 Memphis, Tennessee
$54,910
70
98 Corpus Christi, Texas
$54,840
30
99 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$54,480
50
100 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$54,460
130
See also: Highest paying industries for electrical and electronics drafters.