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Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,220
25th Percentile Wage
$39,480
50th Percentile Wage
$53,100
75th Percentile Wage
$69,960
90th Percentile Wage
$86,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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) drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $86,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $31,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,100
0.77% 6.12%
2016
$52,690
0.44% -
2015
$52,460
0.91% -
2014
$51,980
3.56% -
2013
$50,130
0.56% -
2012
$49,850
- -

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 16 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 telephone call centers industry with an annual salary $61,450. The lowest paying industry is the landscaping services industry (annual salary $37,420). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Telephone Call Centers
$61,450
Facilities Support Services
$59,530
Investigation and Security Services
$58,100
Security Systems Services
$58,060
Employment Services
$55,690
Temporary Help Services
$55,680
Administrative and Support Services
$54,010
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$52,900
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$52,780
Business Support Services
$51,390
Office Administrative Services
$49,050
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,460
Waste Collection
$45,000
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$42,590
Other Support Services
$42,180
Landscaping Services
$37,420

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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