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
$31,320
25th Percentile Wage
$38,230
50th Percentile Wage
$48,860
75th Percentile Wage
$61,490
90th Percentile Wage
$79,930

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 $79,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $31,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,860
-0.25% 4.42%
2016
$48,980
0.94% -
2015
$48,520
-2.93% -
2014
$49,940
5.79% -
2013
$47,050
0.74% -
2012
$46,700
- -

Compare Other Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of other drafters in 16 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 roofing contractors industry (annual salary $37,860). 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
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$55,750
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$55,680
Building Equipment Contractors
$55,450
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$53,730
Nonresidential Building Construction
$52,850
Specialty Trade Contractors
$51,740
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$49,120
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$47,740
Construction of Buildings
$47,690
Residential Building Construction
$46,800
Building Finishing Contractors
$46,780
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$40,090
Utility System Construction
$39,840
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$39,080
Roofing Contractors
$37,860

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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