Mechanical Drafters Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,980
25th Percentile Wage
$36,010
50th Percentile Wage
$48,150
75th Percentile Wage
$56,560
90th Percentile Wage
$61,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical 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) mechanical drafters is $61,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical drafters is $22,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,1506.67%25.01%
201544,9403.18%-
201443,51021.37%-
201334,210-5.55%-
201236,110--

Compare Mechanical Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of mechanical drafters in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed mechanical drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$48,500
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$48,500

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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