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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst Michigan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,350
25th Percentile Wage
$43,380
50th Percentile Wage
$55,690
75th Percentile Wage
$69,290
90th Percentile Wage
$81,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,690
0.02% 13.29%
2016
$55,680
3.41% -
2015
$53,780
8.78% -
2014
$49,060
1.69% -
2013
$48,230
-0.12% -
2012
$48,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Michigan ranges from $38,000 to $70,930. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Michigan is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $70,930. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Flint (mean annual salary $65,520). The lowest paying area is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Niles-Benton Harbor
$70,930
Flint
$65,520
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$63,010
Ann Arbor
$56,550
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$56,110
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$55,760
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$54,430
Kalamazoo-Portage
$52,410
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$52,210
Jackson
$51,470
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$51,230
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$50,010
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,070
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,050
South Bend-Mishawaka
$48,900
Lansing-East Lansing
$46,890
Battle Creek
$41,030
Holland-Grand Haven
$38,980
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,000




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