Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,860
25th Percentile Wage
$59,260
50th Percentile Wage
$74,400
75th Percentile Wage
$90,860
90th Percentile Wage
$102,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronics drafters is $102,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $46,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,400
1.22% 16.41%
2016
$73,490
0.97% -
2015
$72,780
5.00% -
2014
$69,140
-0.51% -
2013
$69,490
10.51% -
2012
$62,190
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics drafters in five industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electrical and electronics drafters occupations is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $74,590. The lowest paying industry is the natural gas distribution industry (annual salary $56,460). For detailed electrical and electronics drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,590
Utilities
$74,400
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$73,020
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$71,910
Natural Gas Distribution
$56,460

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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