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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
$30,880
25th Percentile Wage
$39,240
50th Percentile Wage
$52,690
75th Percentile Wage
$70,120
90th Percentile Wage
$89,530

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 $89,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $30,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,6900.44%5.39%
201552,4600.91%-
201451,9803.56%-
201350,1300.56%-
201249,850--

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 14 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 facilities support services industry with an annual salary $63,560. The lowest paying industry is the landscaping services industry (annual salary $36,720). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Facilities Support Services
$63,560
Telephone Call Centers
$61,450
Investigation and Security Services
$60,100
Security Systems Services
$60,060
Employment Services
$55,180
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$53,330
Administrative and Support Services
$53,330
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$52,780
Office Administrative Services
$49,620
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,180
Business Support Services
$44,020
Other Support Services
$43,140
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$40,740
Landscaping Services
$36,720

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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