Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,680
25th Percentile Wage
$34,990
50th Percentile Wage
$47,110
75th Percentile Wage
$61,570
90th Percentile Wage
$73,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $73,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $24,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,110
3.12% -3.08%
2016
$45,640
7.93% -
2015
$42,020
2.62% -
2014
$40,920
-5.69% -
2013
$43,250
-12.28% -
2012
$48,560
- -

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 13 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician occupations is the clothing and clothing accessories stores industry with an annual salary $73,740. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous store retailers industry (annual salary $34,680). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$73,740
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,510
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,510
Nonstore Retailers
$55,550
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$55,550
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$45,810
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$45,750
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$40,680
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$40,240
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$39,610
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$38,210
Furniture Stores
$35,890
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,680

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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