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Mechanical Drafters Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical drafters in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical drafters amongst West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,990
25th Percentile Wage
$38,100
50th Percentile Wage
$46,700
75th Percentile Wage
$58,080
90th Percentile Wage
$73,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical drafters in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,990.

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
$46,700
-13.81% 13.66%
2016
$53,150
2.20% -
2015
$51,980
5.91% -
2014
$48,910
6.44% -
2013
$45,760
11.89% -
2012
$40,320
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Drafters in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical drafters in state of West Virginia ranges from $40,320 to $61,430. The highest paying area for mechanical drafters in West Virginia is Charleston with a median annual salary of $61,430. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Hagerstown-Martinsburg (mean annual salary $57,000). The lowest paying area is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $40,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charleston
$61,430
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$57,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$54,960
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,600
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$43,320
Huntington-Ashland
$40,320




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