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
$31,530
25th Percentile Wage
$38,030
50th Percentile Wage
$47,940
75th Percentile Wage
$59,770
90th Percentile Wage
$73,910

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 $73,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $31,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,940
0.81% 6.72%
2016
$47,550
1.22% -
2015
$46,970
-0.23% -
2014
$47,080
3.16% -
2013
$45,590
1.91% -
2012
$44,720
- -

Compare Other Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of other drafters in 64 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
Chemical Manufacturing
$64,420
Chemical Manufacturing
$62,550
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$60,500
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$60,500
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$56,540
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$56,410
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,720
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$55,610
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$55,240
Paper Manufacturing
$54,910
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$54,590
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$53,560
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$53,490
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$53,380
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$52,570
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,320
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$52,260
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,980
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$51,640
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$51,410
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$51,110
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$50,640
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,990
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$48,160
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$48,100
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$47,740
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$47,480
Machine Shops
$47,460
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$47,440
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$47,290
Printing and Related Support Activities
$47,180
Printing and Related Support Activities
$47,180
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,850
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$46,810
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$46,660
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$46,380
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$46,080
Machinery Manufacturing
$46,030
Ship and Boat Building
$46,020
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$45,960
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$45,860
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$45,700
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$45,690
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$45,640
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$45,270
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$45,100
Machinery Manufacturing
$45,040
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$44,920
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$44,780
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$44,660
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$44,500
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$44,230
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$43,970
Textile Product Mills
$43,790
Other Textile Product Mills
$43,750
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$43,380
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$42,740
Wood Product Manufacturing
$42,080
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$40,060
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$39,910
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$39,540
Apparel Manufacturing
$39,170
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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