Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,720
25th Percentile Wage
$44,910
50th Percentile Wage
$58,600
75th Percentile Wage
$74,820
90th Percentile Wage
$92,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of construction. 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 $92,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $34,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,600-0.65%5.32%
201558,9802.42%-
201457,5501.60%-
201356,6302.03%-
201255,480--

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics drafters in 13 industries in the construction 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 other building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $66,320. The lowest paying industry is the other specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $51,170). For detailed electrical and electronics drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$66,320
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$63,340
Building Finishing Contractors
$61,330
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$60,330
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$60,290
Utility System Construction
$60,290
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$59,560
Building Equipment Contractors
$58,880
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,800
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$57,300
Construction of Buildings
$54,950
Nonresidential Building Construction
$54,950
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$51,170

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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