Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,090
25th Percentile Wage
$47,370
50th Percentile Wage
$62,230
75th Percentile Wage
$83,260
90th Percentile Wage
$102,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $102,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $37,090.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,2303.92%7.15%
201559,790-1.89%-
201460,9201.44%-
201360,0403.76%-
201257,780--

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics drafters in 25 industries in the manufacturing 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 transportation equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,140. The lowest paying industry is the motor vehicle parts manufacturing industry (annual salary $45,810). For detailed electrical and electronics drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$84,140
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,190
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$81,900
Ship and Boat Building
$71,760
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$69,040
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$66,880
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$65,550
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$63,710
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$63,530
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,300
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$62,250
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$60,260
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$58,370
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$58,320
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$58,080
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$57,010
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,460
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$55,880
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$54,850
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$54,540
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$52,330
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$51,480
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$50,020
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$49,400
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$45,810

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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