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
$19,820
25th Percentile Wage
$32,460
50th Percentile Wage
$46,430
75th Percentile Wage
$61,390
90th Percentile Wage
$78,090

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 $78,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $19,820.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,4303.49%-11.82%
201544,810-3.28%-
201446,280-1.51%-
201346,980-10.52%-
201251,920--

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 14 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $68,520. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $42,160). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$68,520
Technical and Trade Schools
$66,870
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$66,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$58,870
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,690
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,830
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$55,810
Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,540
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$53,560
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$51,690
Educational Services
$46,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,000
Educational Services - State government owned
$42,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$42,160

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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