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Drafters Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,770
25th Percentile Wage
$34,480
50th Percentile Wage
$47,940
75th Percentile Wage
$56,730
90th Percentile Wage
$61,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters 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 is $61,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters is $27,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drafters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201647,940-15.81%-15.81%
201255,520--

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

The average salaries of drafters in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$62,190
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$61,980

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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