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
$34,940
25th Percentile Wage
$44,420
50th Percentile Wage
$57,950
75th Percentile Wage
$74,760
90th Percentile Wage
$93,530

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 $93,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $34,940.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,950
-1.12% 4.26%
2016
$58,600
-0.65% -
2015
$58,980
2.42% -
2014
$57,550
1.60% -
2013
$56,630
2.03% -
2012
$55,480
- -

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 power and communication line and related structures construction industry with an annual salary $64,160. The lowest paying industry is the nonresidential building construction industry (annual salary $53,900). For detailed electrical and electronics drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$64,160
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$63,280
Utility System Construction
$62,120
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$62,040
Building Finishing Contractors
$60,450
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$58,070
Building Equipment Contractors
$58,060
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,040
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$57,770
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$57,110
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$56,000
Construction of Buildings
$53,900
Nonresidential Building Construction
$53,900

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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