Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Information

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,580
25th Percentile Wage
$50,690
50th Percentile Wage
$61,650
75th Percentile Wage
$75,660
90th Percentile Wage
$90,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of information. 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 $90,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $39,580.

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 information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,6502.21%8.39%
201560,2901.89%-
201459,1502.21%-
201357,8402.35%-
201256,480--

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

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 18 industries in the information 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 television broadcasting industry with an annual salary $65,770. The lowest paying industry is the other information services industry (annual salary $46,310). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Television Broadcasting
$65,770
Satellite Telecommunications
$64,800
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$64,630
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$64,340
Telecommunications
$62,360
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$62,160
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$62,160
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$62,120
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$62,040
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,090
Other Telecommunications
$60,420
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$58,990
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$57,350
Radio Broadcasting
$56,520
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$56,000
Software Publishers
$54,990
Other Information Services
$46,310
Other Information Services
$46,310

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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