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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Roofing Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .