Other Drafters Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,990
25th Percentile Wage
$37,770
50th Percentile Wage
$48,980
75th Percentile Wage
$61,050
90th Percentile Wage
$78,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other drafters is $78,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $30,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,9800.94%4.65%
201548,520-2.93%-
201449,9405.79%-
201347,0500.74%-
201246,700--

Compare Other Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of other drafters in 14 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 other drafters occupations is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry with an annual salary $57,340. The lowest paying industry is the power and communication line and related structures construction industry (annual salary $36,110). For detailed other drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$57,340
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$55,410
Building Equipment Contractors
$55,030
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$53,570
Specialty Trade Contractors
$50,870
Nonresidential Building Construction
$48,980
Construction of Buildings
$46,110
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$46,100
Residential Building Construction
$45,480
Building Finishing Contractors
$45,200
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,960
Roofing Contractors
$37,860
Utility System Construction
$37,540
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$36,110

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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