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Drafters Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,640
25th Percentile Wage
$42,130
50th Percentile Wage
$49,150
75th Percentile Wage
$58,700
90th Percentile Wage
$67,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters 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 is $67,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $34,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,150-1.34%4.50%
201549,8100.02%-
201449,8000.88%-
201349,3604.90%-
201246,940--

Compare Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of drafters in four 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 occupations is the hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals) industry with an annual salary $48,660. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals industry (annual salary $47,930). For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$48,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$48,030
Hospitals - Privately owned
$48,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$47,930

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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