Drafters Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of drafters in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare drafters salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,360
25th Percentile Wage
$45,050
50th Percentile Wage
$56,870
75th Percentile Wage
$72,950
90th Percentile Wage
$92,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) drafters is $92,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $35,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,870-3.82%0.28%
201559,040-2.71%-
201460,6401.98%-
201359,4404.59%-
201256,710--

Compare Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of drafters in five industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for drafters occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $65,700. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $54,500). For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$65,700
Oil and Gas Extraction
$65,700
Support Activities for Mining
$55,650
Support Activities for Mining
$55,650
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$54,500

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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