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Other Drafters Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,510
25th Percentile Wage
$40,890
50th Percentile Wage
$52,950
75th Percentile Wage
$68,100
90th Percentile Wage
$87,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other drafters is $87,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $32,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other drafters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,9504.34%14.26%
201550,650-3.08%-
201452,21010.15%-
201346,9103.22%-
201245,400--

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

The average salaries of other drafters in ten 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 other drafters occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $61,160. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $47,630). For detailed other drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$61,160
Scientific Research and Development Services
$60,920
Specialized Design Services
$54,320
Engineering Services
$53,170
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$53,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,950
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$51,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$51,080
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$48,450
Testing Laboratories
$47,630

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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