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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Missouri

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,080
25th Percentile Wage
$39,640
50th Percentile Wage
$48,870
75th Percentile Wage
$61,410
90th Percentile Wage
$76,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,080.

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
$48,870
-0.18% 4.30%
2016
$48,960
4.00% -
2015
$47,000
-0.83% -
2014
$47,390
0.21% -
2013
$47,290
1.10% -
2012
$46,770
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Missouri ranges from $37,070 to $53,070. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $53,070. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,740). The lowest paying area is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$53,070
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$48,740
Kansas City
$47,830
St Joseph
$46,280
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$46,210
Columbia
$46,070
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,770
Joplin
$42,530
Springfield
$39,090
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,470
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$37,070




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