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Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,570
25th Percentile Wage
$41,300
50th Percentile Wage
$52,650
75th Percentile Wage
$65,630
90th Percentile Wage
$82,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $82,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians is $32,570.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,6504.71%0.00%
201550,170-6.96%-
201453,6601.62%-
201352,7900.27%-
201252,650--

Compare Drafters, Engineering Technician, and Mapping Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians in seven industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 automotive repair and maintenance industry with an annual salary $106,300. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $48,790). For detailed drafters, engineering technician, and mapping technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$106,300
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$60,610
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$52,570
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$52,570
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$52,550
Repair and Maintenance
$52,520
Social Advocacy Organizations
$48,790

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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