Other Drafters Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,340
25th Percentile Wage
$37,900
50th Percentile Wage
$47,550
75th Percentile Wage
$59,910
90th Percentile Wage
$75,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other drafters is $75,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $31,340.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,5501.22%5.95%
201546,970-0.23%-
201447,0803.16%-
201345,5901.91%-
201244,720--

Compare Other Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of other drafters in 46 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 other drafters occupations is the basic chemical manufacturing industry with an annual salary $67,260. The lowest paying industry is the commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing industry (annual salary $38,310). For detailed other drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$67,260
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$65,210
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$60,500
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$60,500
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$59,560
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$54,070
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$53,490
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$53,490
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$53,380
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$52,570
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$52,480
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,320
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$52,260
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$52,260
Chemical Manufacturing
$52,100
Ship and Boat Building
$51,750
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$51,200
Paper Manufacturing
$51,020
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$50,260
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$49,940
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$49,330
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$49,310
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,760
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$47,860
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$47,850
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$47,500
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$46,880
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,850
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$46,810
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$46,380
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$46,080
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$45,960
Wood Product Manufacturing
$45,870
Machinery Manufacturing
$45,700
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$45,640
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$45,190
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$45,100
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$45,070
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$44,920
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$44,780
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$44,500
Textile Product Mills
$43,790
Other Textile Product Mills
$43,750
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$43,670
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$42,670
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$38,310

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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