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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,340
25th Percentile Wage
$41,120
50th Percentile Wage
$48,710
75th Percentile Wage
$60,200
90th Percentile Wage
$72,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.51
25th Percentile Wage
$19.77
50th Percentile Wage
$23.42
75th Percentile Wage
$28.94
90th Percentile Wage
$34.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mechanical drafters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.94. The median hourly salary is $23.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.51.

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
201648,710-0.35%2.05%
201548,8800.39%-
201448,6901.13%-
201348,1400.89%-
201247,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of Wisconsin ranges from $41,290 to $60,390. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $60,390. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $56,480). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$60,390
Duluth
$56,480
Appleton
$55,110
Racine
$52,450
Eau Claire
$52,080
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,210
Lake County-Kenosha County
$49,860
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$49,200
Wausau
$48,890
Madison
$48,080
Janesville
$46,230
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,230
Fond du Lac
$45,790
Green Bay
$45,710
La Crosse
$44,680
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$44,480
Oshkosh-Neenah
$43,910
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,160
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,290


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