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Mechanical Drafters Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,790
25th Percentile Wage
$45,490
50th Percentile Wage
$58,250
75th Percentile Wage
$75,940
90th Percentile Wage
$99,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters 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) mechanical drafters is $99,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical drafters is $36,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,250
3.90% 14.15%
2016
$55,980
5.68% -
2015
$52,800
3.56% -
2014
$50,920
-1.18% -
2013
$51,520
2.93% -
2012
$50,010
- -

Compare Mechanical Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of mechanical drafters in seven 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 mechanical drafters occupations is the other support services industry with an annual salary $68,010. The lowest paying industry is the security systems services industry (annual salary $50,650). For detailed mechanical drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Support Services
$68,010
Temporary Help Services
$58,860
Employment Services
$58,580
Administrative and Support Services
$58,250
Office Administrative Services
$50,790
Investigation and Security Services
$50,650
Security Systems Services
$50,650

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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