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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
$35,410
25th Percentile Wage
$44,170
50th Percentile Wage
$55,980
75th Percentile Wage
$71,950
90th Percentile Wage
$94,810

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 $94,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical drafters is $35,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,9805.68%10.66%
201552,8003.56%-
201450,920-1.18%-
201351,5202.93%-
201250,010--

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 five 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 administrative and support services industry with an annual salary $56,000. The lowest paying industry is the security systems services industry (annual salary $49,790). For detailed mechanical drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$56,000
Employment Services
$55,960
Office Administrative Services
$50,790
Investigation and Security Services
$49,790
Security Systems Services
$49,790

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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