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Drafters Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,190
25th Percentile Wage
$42,120
50th Percentile Wage
$50,220
75th Percentile Wage
$60,430
90th Percentile Wage
$74,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters 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 is $74,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $34,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,220
4.08% 11.69%
2016
$48,170
1.08% -
2015
$47,650
2.18% -
2014
$46,610
3.24% -
2013
$45,100
1.66% -
2012
$44,350
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Compare Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of drafters in twelve 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 occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $54,740. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry (annual salary $40,130). For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$51,060
Educational Services - Privately owned
$50,980
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,960
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$50,520
Educational Services - Local government owned
$50,500
Educational Services
$50,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,920
Educational Services - State government owned
$49,890
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$40,540
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$40,130
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$40,130

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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