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Highest Paying States for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $82,410, Washington is the highest paying state for electrical and electronics drafters. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $80,910). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Washington
$82,410
$47,440 970
2 District of Columbia
$80,910
$44,600 120
3 Maine
$69,540
$47,590 190
4 New Mexico
$69,530
$37,760 230
5 New York
$69,440
$40,210 1,480
6 Connecticut
$67,340
$41,230 440
7 Illinois
$66,700
$37,210 810
8 New Hampshire
$65,330
$43,580 300
9 Louisiana
$65,130
$40,560 230
10 New Jersey
$64,840
$37,460 580
11 Texas
$63,630
$38,420 2,970
12 Colorado
$62,950
$41,840 620
13 Arizona
$62,700
$36,540 580
14 California
$62,700
$38,720 5,090
15 Indiana
$62,210
$34,600 310
16 Georgia
$61,180
$40,400 380
17 Delaware
$61,160
$38,320 60
18 Alaska
$61,140
$44,440 40
19 South Carolina
$59,570
$36,970 360
20 Maryland
$59,200
$35,130 400
21 Iowa
$57,740
$36,010 220
22 Oklahoma
$57,470
$37,930 300
23 Missouri
$57,370
$39,970 520
24 Hawaii
$56,390
$32,500 180
25 Nevada
$55,960
$25,030 190
26 Tennessee
$55,670
$35,140 410
27 Massachusetts
$55,560
$33,990 900
28 Arkansas
$55,080
$26,880 140
29 North Carolina
$55,010
$33,090 640
30 Oregon
$54,460
$41,380 450
31 Minnesota
$54,440
$37,650 440
32 Pennsylvania
$54,380
$36,220 1,140
33 Virginia
$53,970
$31,640 490
34 North Dakota
$53,800
$34,700 50
35 Montana
$53,660
$31,680 120
36 Ohio
$52,770
$34,490 760
37 Alabama
$52,740
$33,940 310
38 Rhode Island
$52,580
$34,760 50
39 Idaho
$51,270
$29,450 120
40 Utah
$51,020
$27,430 250
41 Kansas
$50,640
$34,140 250
42 Mississippi
$50,430
$31,450 120
43 Nebraska
$50,370
$34,850 160
44 Wisconsin
$49,900
$34,300 460
45 West Virginia
$49,450
$37,690 50
46 Florida
$49,250
$28,230 860
47 Kentucky
$48,980
$30,650 450
48 Michigan
$48,700
$33,310 540
49 South Dakota
$36,900
$25,900 30
50 Puerto Rico
$36,400
$17,320 60
See also: Highest paying industries for electrical and electronics drafters, Top Paying Jobs in America.