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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
$33,490
25th Percentile Wage
$41,400
50th Percentile Wage
$52,220
75th Percentile Wage
$66,840
90th Percentile Wage
$87,960

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 $87,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other drafters is $33,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,220
-1.40% 13.06%
2016
$52,950
4.34% -
2015
$50,650
-3.08% -
2014
$52,210
10.15% -
2013
$46,910
3.22% -
2012
$45,400
- -

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

The average salaries of other drafters in twelve 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 $64,200. The lowest paying industry is the legal services industry (annual salary $47,130). 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
$64,200
Scientific Research and Development Services
$62,960
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$61,930
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$55,750
Specialized Design Services
$54,960
Engineering Services
$54,010
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,220
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$52,120
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$49,890
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$48,450
Testing Laboratories
$47,630
Legal Services
$47,130

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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