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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters among Massachusetts metropolitan areas 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 Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,960
25th Percentile Wage
$48,720
50th Percentile Wage
$61,190
75th Percentile Wage
$78,320
90th Percentile Wage
$97,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.73
25th Percentile Wage
$23.42
50th Percentile Wage
$29.42
75th Percentile Wage
$37.65
90th Percentile Wage
$46.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.80. The median hourly salary is $29.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.73.

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
201661,190-0.11%3.78%
201561,2603.26%-
201459,2600.37%-
201359,0400.27%-
201258,880--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Massachusetts ranges from $45,680 to $75,260. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $75,260. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Springfield (mean annual salary $65,540). The lowest paying area is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$75,260
Springfield
$65,540
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$63,950
Peabody
$63,140
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$61,920
New Bedford
$60,110
Framingham
$59,320
Worcester
$48,740
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$45,680


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