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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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

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
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Other Textile Product Mills
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing

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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