Drafters Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,130
25th Percentile Wage
$35,170
50th Percentile Wage
$42,910
75th Percentile Wage
$57,020
90th Percentile Wage
$71,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters 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 is $71,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $30,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,9106.83%3.03%
201539,9800.58%-
201439,750-0.43%-
201339,920-4.23%-
201241,610--

Compare Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of drafters in seven 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 occupations is the electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $45,440. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous store retailers industry (annual salary $33,710). For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$45,440
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$45,440
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$43,320
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$43,060
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$38,210
Furniture Stores
$35,890
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$33,710

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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