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
$38,070
25th Percentile Wage
$47,700
50th Percentile Wage
$62,720
75th Percentile Wage
$85,220
90th Percentile Wage
$110,040

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 $110,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $38,070.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,720
0.78% 7.88%
2016
$62,230
3.92% -
2015
$59,790
-1.89% -
2014
$60,920
1.44% -
2013
$60,040
3.76% -
2012
$57,780
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics drafters in 34 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 $86,170. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous manufacturing industry (annual salary $46,450). 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
$86,170
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$84,810
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,190
Chemical Manufacturing
$76,470
Ship and Boat Building
$71,760
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$69,490
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$68,090
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$66,880
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$65,550
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$64,950
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,300
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$62,930
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,020
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$60,860
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$59,940
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$58,370
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$58,370
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$58,200
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$57,750
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$57,000
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$56,500
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$55,880
Machinery Manufacturing
$54,130
Machinery Manufacturing
$53,210
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,050
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$52,330
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$51,900
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$51,480
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$51,220
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$51,220
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$50,490
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$48,520
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$46,730
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$46,450

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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