Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,830
25th Percentile Wage
$36,650
50th Percentile Wage
$46,070
75th Percentile Wage
$58,270
90th Percentile Wage
$72,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $72,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $27,830.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,070-0.09%5.56%
201546,1100.67%-
201445,8003.69%-
201344,1101.36%-
201243,510--

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $47,600. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $35,660). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$47,600
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$47,420
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$42,670
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$35,660

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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