Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,660
25th Percentile Wage
$42,360
50th Percentile Wage
$52,060
75th Percentile Wage
$61,100
90th Percentile Wage
$72,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.18
25th Percentile Wage
$20.37
50th Percentile Wage
$25.03
75th Percentile Wage
$29.38
90th Percentile Wage
$34.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.70. The median hourly salary is $25.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.18.

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
201652,0605.44%13.45%
201549,2304.10%-
201447,2102.77%-
201345,9001.83%-
201245,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Ohio ranges from $40,690 to $54,810. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $54,810. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $54,240). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$54,810
Cincinnati-Middletown
$54,240
Springfield
$54,090
Akron
$54,090
Dayton
$51,390
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$51,320
Toledo
$51,020
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$48,880
Canton-Massillon
$48,710
Columbus
$48,360
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$44,690
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$40,690


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