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Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electrical and electronics drafters salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,480
25th Percentile Wage
$43,360
50th Percentile Wage
$56,360
75th Percentile Wage
$72,050
90th Percentile Wage
$91,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronics drafters is $91,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics drafters is $34,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics drafters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,360
-2.02% 3.18%
2016
$57,500
-0.73% -
2015
$57,920
0.21% -
2014
$57,800
3.77% -
2013
$55,620
1.89% -
2012
$54,570
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics drafters in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electrical and electronics drafters occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $74,760. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $37,950). For detailed electrical and electronics drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$74,760
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$74,760
Engineering Services
$56,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,360
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$56,120
Testing Laboratories
$50,220
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$49,460
Specialized Design Services
$48,370
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$37,950

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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