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 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,540
25th Percentile Wage
$42,060
50th Percentile Wage
$52,920
75th Percentile Wage
$62,450
90th Percentile Wage
$74,790

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 $74,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,540.

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
$52,920
1.63% 14.85%
2016
$52,060
5.44% -
2015
$49,230
4.10% -
2014
$47,210
2.77% -
2013
$45,900
1.83% -
2012
$45,060
- -

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 $40,260 to $57,120. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Ohio is Cincinnati-Middletown with a median annual salary of $57,120. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $56,550). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cincinnati-Middletown
$57,120
Columbus
$56,550
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$54,730
Springfield
$54,090
Toledo
$53,610
Akron
$53,500
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,100
Dayton
$50,950
Canton-Massillon
$48,250
Mansfield
$48,180
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$46,850
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$44,690
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$40,260




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