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Highest Paying States for Other Drafters

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $59,410, Hawaii is the highest paying state for other drafters. It is followed by Mississippi (average annual salary $59,170). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Drafters

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Hawaii
$59,410
$37,350 90
2 Mississippi
$59,170
$33,000 60
3 Maryland
$58,780
$34,160 190
4 Alaska
$57,750
$42,690 40
5 Washington
$57,700
$39,660 280
6 Vermont
$57,310
$46,600 50
7 New Hampshire
$57,300
$34,710 50
8 Montana
$57,220
$35,640 160
9 Wisconsin
$56,900
$37,710 160
10 California
$56,470
$35,930 1,370
11 New York
$53,520
$36,010 800
12 Colorado
$53,070
$34,350 240
13 Louisiana
$51,890
$34,430 1,270
14 Missouri
$51,760
$35,140 140
15 Oregon
$51,560
$33,720 990
16 Texas
$50,690
$28,930 2,280
17 Ohio
$50,530
$34,180 1,260
18 Iowa
$50,520
$34,630 270
19 Minnesota
$50,220
$35,420 570
20 Arizona
$50,050
$28,370 480
21 New Jersey
$49,770
$35,510 290
22 South Carolina
$49,260
$34,990 40
23 Nevada
$49,190
$34,200 190
24 Pennsylvania
$49,190
$32,700 310
25 Delaware
$49,130
$34,680 0
26 Illinois
$48,990
$36,760 200
27 Idaho
$48,900
$31,080 50
28 Virginia
$48,490
$34,990 320
29 Georgia
$48,160
$32,840 190
30 Tennessee
$48,070
$28,180 280
31 West Virginia
$47,460
$30,090 40
32 New Mexico
$46,970
$36,180 50
33 Connecticut
$46,810
$34,780 320
34 Indiana
$46,740
$31,530 200
35 Rhode Island
$46,730
$24,910 40
36 Kansas
$46,670
$30,690 80
37 Massachusetts
$44,390
$23,520 80
38 Alabama
$43,560
$31,210 180
39 North Dakota
$43,480
$28,680 40
40 Florida
$43,440
$26,150 640
41 Kentucky
$43,170
$33,120 380
42 Utah
$42,720
$29,090 60
43 North Carolina
$41,360
$29,290 200
44 Michigan
$40,870
$26,230 460
45 Arkansas
$39,140
$22,000 40
46 Nebraska
$38,110
$25,540 170
47 Oklahoma
$28,880
$21,340 110
48 Puerto Rico
$28,230
$18,080 160

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other drafters in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other drafters, Top Paying Jobs in America.