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

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,550
25th Percentile Wage
$41,270
50th Percentile Wage
$56,520
75th Percentile Wage
$79,710
90th Percentile Wage
$117,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters 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) mechanical drafters is $117,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical drafters is $33,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,520
-0.42% 28.72%
2016
$56,760
10.32% -
2015
$50,900
9.96% -
2014
$45,830
7.16% -
2013
$42,550
5.31% -
2012
$40,290
- -

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

The average salaries of mechanical drafters in four 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 mechanical drafters occupations is the automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair industry with an annual salary $112,090. The lowest paying industry is the commercial and industrial machinery equipment (except auto and electronic) repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $54,910). For detailed mechanical drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$112,090
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$79,950
Repair and Maintenance
$56,520
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$54,910

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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