Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,020
25th Percentile Wage
$39,410
50th Percentile Wage
$48,570
75th Percentile Wage
$60,970
90th Percentile Wage
$74,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.87
25th Percentile Wage
$18.95
50th Percentile Wage
$23.35
75th Percentile Wage
$29.31
90th Percentile Wage
$35.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.95. The median hourly salary is $23.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.87.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,570-0.31%2.16%
201548,7203.39%-
201447,070-2.72%-
201348,3501.72%-
201247,520--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Indiana ranges from $36,530 to $55,950. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $55,950. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Columbus (mean annual salary $50,760). The lowest paying area is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$55,950
Columbus
$50,760
Muncie
$49,320
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,930
Elkhart-Goshen
$47,090
Gary
$45,440
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$44,320
Fort Wayne
$42,570
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,530


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