National » Mechanical Drafters » Pennsylvania

Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters among Pennsylvania 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,310
25th Percentile Wage
$39,990
50th Percentile Wage
$50,570
75th Percentile Wage
$61,990
90th Percentile Wage
$76,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.02
25th Percentile Wage
$19.23
50th Percentile Wage
$24.31
75th Percentile Wage
$29.81
90th Percentile Wage
$36.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.85. The median hourly salary is $24.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.02.

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
201650,570-1.48%8.50%
201551,3201.50%-
201450,5504.95%-
201348,0503.70%-
201246,270--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $38,550 to $64,220. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $64,220. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $59,080). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$64,220
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$59,080
Philadelphia
$59,060
Pittsburgh
$51,970
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$51,490
Lancaster
$51,070
State College
$50,680
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$50,470
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,290
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$48,380
Reading
$47,900
Erie
$47,480
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$47,320
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,910
Johnstown
$45,340
York-Hanover
$42,270
Williamsport
$40,280
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,830
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,550


Related:

Highest paying cities for mechanical drafters

Highest paying industries for mechanical drafters.