Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,750
25th Percentile Wage
$64,580
50th Percentile Wage
$66,190
75th Percentile Wage
$66,200
90th Percentile Wage
$76,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $76,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $47,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,1900.00%6.06%
201566,1903.87%-
201463,6300.97%-
201363,0101.32%-
201262,180--

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 14 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $73,270. The lowest paying industry is the warehousing and storage industry (annual salary $50,470). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$73,270
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$71,050
Pipeline Transportation
$70,260
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$68,710
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,260
Postal Service (federal government)
$66,200
Postal Service (federal government)
$66,200
Air Transportation
$65,870
Rail Transportation
$63,160
Rail Transportation
$63,160
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$58,440
Support Activities for Transportation
$57,830
Warehousing and Storage
$50,470
Warehousing and Storage
$50,470

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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