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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,840
25th Percentile Wage
$38,140
50th Percentile Wage
$49,200
75th Percentile Wage
$62,940
90th Percentile Wage
$95,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,840.

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
$49,200
-0.98% 11.40%
2016
$49,680
7.43% -
2015
$45,990
0.35% -
2014
$45,830
2.66% -
2013
$44,610
2.29% -
2012
$43,590
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Mississippi ranges from $42,030 to $55,740. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,740. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $50,550). The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $42,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$55,740
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,550
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,100
Jackson
$48,060
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,560
Gulfport-Biloxi
$42,030




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