Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,920
25th Percentile Wage
$37,410
50th Percentile Wage
$51,220
75th Percentile Wage
$63,880
90th Percentile Wage
$80,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $80,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $21,920.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,220
9.35% -1.37%
2016
$46,430
3.49% -
2015
$44,810
-3.28% -
2014
$46,280
-1.51% -
2013
$46,980
-10.52% -
2012
$51,920
- -

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 17 industries in the educational 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 technical and trade schools industry with an annual salary $72,220. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $45,540). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and Trade Schools
$72,220
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$72,220
Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$58,740
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$58,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$57,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$57,150
Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,610
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$55,510
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$54,400
Educational Services
$51,220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,200
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$48,540
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$48,540
Educational Services - State government owned
$48,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,090
Junior colleges - State government owned
$45,540

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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