Other Drafters Salary Information

The salary statistics of other drafters are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other drafters within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other drafters annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Drafters Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,400
25th Percentile Wage
$39,650
50th Percentile Wage
$50,290
75th Percentile Wage
$63,250
90th Percentile Wage
$80,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other drafters. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other drafters is $80,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,400. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 149% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other drafters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,290
-0.36% 8.31%
2016
$50,470
1.62% -
2015
$49,650
-0.68% -
2014
$49,990
4.62% -
2013
$47,680
3.29% -
2012
$46,110
- -

Table 2. Other Drafters Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other drafters in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other drafters occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $70,910. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $34,450).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$70,910
Transportation and Warehousing
$59,310
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,360
Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,860
Information
$53,510
Mining
$53,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,220
Wholesale Trade
$52,130
Educational Services
$49,560
Construction
$48,860
Manufacturing
$47,940
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$46,710
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,630
Retail Trade
$38,380
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,450

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Drafters by States

From the above tables we note that not only other drafters salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other drafters in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,230 to $59,410. The highest paying state for other drafters is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $59,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $28,230. For more salary information of other drafters profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$59,410
Mississippi
$59,170
Maryland
$58,780
Alaska
$57,750
Washington
$57,700
Vermont
$57,310
New Hampshire
$57,300
Montana
$57,220
Wisconsin
$56,900
California
$56,470
New York
$53,520
Colorado
$53,070
Louisiana
$51,890
Missouri
$51,760
Oregon
$51,560
Texas
$50,690
Ohio
$50,530
Iowa
$50,520
Minnesota
$50,220
Arizona
$50,050
New Jersey
$49,770
South Carolina
$49,260
Nevada
$49,190
Pennsylvania
$49,190
Delaware
$49,130
Illinois
$48,990
Idaho
$48,900
Virginia
$48,490
Georgia
$48,160
Tennessee
$48,070
West Virginia
$47,460
New Mexico
$46,970
Connecticut
$46,810
Indiana
$46,740
Rhode Island
$46,730
Kansas
$46,670
Massachusetts
$44,390
Alabama
$43,560
North Dakota
$43,480
Florida
$43,440
Kentucky
$43,170
Utah
$42,720
North Carolina
$41,360
Michigan
$40,870
Arkansas
$39,140
Nebraska
$38,110
Oklahoma
$28,880
Puerto Rico
$28,230



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