Drafters Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,580
25th Percentile Wage
$42,250
50th Percentile Wage
$55,400
75th Percentile Wage
$64,040
90th Percentile Wage
$79,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters 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 is $79,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $34,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,400
-4.01% 5.18%
2016
$57,620
-0.71% -
2015
$58,030
1.83% -
2014
$56,970
2.23% -
2013
$55,700
5.69% -
2012
$52,530
- -

Compare Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of drafters in eleven 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 occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $63,260. The lowest paying industry is the other telecommunications industry (annual salary $43,220). For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$63,260
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$62,970
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$58,610
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$58,610
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$57,370
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$55,260
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$55,010
Telecommunications
$54,910
Other Information Services
$47,590
Other Information Services
$47,590
Other Telecommunications
$43,220

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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