Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,540
25th Percentile Wage
$38,120
50th Percentile Wage
$52,770
75th Percentile Wage
$67,180
90th Percentile Wage
$82,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $82,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $28,540.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,770
-4.17% 0.66%
2016
$54,970
7.09% -
2015
$51,070
-4.52% -
2014
$53,380
3.41% -
2013
$51,560
-1.67% -
2012
$52,420
- -

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in 16 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $68,000. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $30,370). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$68,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$61,000
Outpatient Care Centers
$60,340
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$59,380
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$58,250
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$57,700
Hospitals - State government owned
$56,950
Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,430
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$53,350
Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$47,250
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$40,110
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,990
Social Assistance
$30,370

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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