MECHANICAL DESIGN DRAFTER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$56,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$56,000
Median 50%
$82,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Benicia, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a mechanical design drafter make?
Mechanical Design Drafters in America make an average salary of $56,409 per year or $27.12 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $83,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $38,000 per year. Professional companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and New Jersey have the highest paying Mechanical Design Drafter jobs. The typical tenure for a Mechanical Design Drafter is 4.4 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Drafter
$45,694

Average Mechanical Design Drafter Salary By Company

Mechanical Design Drafter jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Mechanical Design Drafters. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Mechanical Design Drafters are Amec Foster Wheeler Ventures Inc. and PDS Tech. Companies like Tech USA and Rapid Global Business Solutions Inc. also pay high salaries to their Mechanical Design Drafters.

Average Mechanical Design Drafter Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Mechanical Design Drafter in the United States is $56,409 per year or $27.12 per hour. The city with the highest Mechanical Design Drafter salary is Benicia, CA at $75,103 per year. Even an entry-level Mechanical Design Drafter makes $44,000 per year in Benicia, CA. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and New Jersey are the states with the highest payscale for Mechanical Design Drafters. The lowest earning states are Vermont, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Benicia, CA
$75,103
2
Portland, OR
$60,997
3
Allentown, PA
$57,356
4
New York, NY
$56,882
5
Windsor, CT
$55,543

Average Mechanical Design Drafter Salary By Industry

Mechanical Design Drafter salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Professional companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Mechanical Design Drafters well. Salaries for Mechanical Design Drafters in Professional companies average $61,249 annually, while Retail companies and Manufacturing companies pay $59,734 and $56,903, respectively. At $45,619, the average salary for Mechanical Design Drafters in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$61,249
2
Retail
$59,734
3
Manufacturing
$56,903
4
Construction
$54,601
5
Utilities
$53,447

RECENTLY ADDED Mechanical Design Drafter SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Judge Group, Inc.
Mechanical Design Drafter
10/31/2019
$100,000
Selectek
Mechanical Design Drafter
09/27/2019
$52,175
Beststaff Inc.
Mechanical Design Drafter
09/26/2019
$52,175
Selectek
Mechanical Design Drafter
08/22/2019
$48,001
Selectek
Mechanical Design Drafter
08/01/2019
$52,175
Randstad
Mechanical Design Drafter
06/29/2019
$73,045
Selectek
Mechanical Design Drafter
06/24/2019
$52,175
Randstad Technologies
Mechanical Design Drafter
06/07/2019
$58,436
Randstad
Mechanical Design Drafter
06/06/2019
$58,436
Ercjobs
Mechanical Design Drafter
06/02/2019
$35,000
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