Mechanical Drafter in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Mechanical Drafters take home an average $18.51 per hour. Male Mechanical Drafters in Houston, Texas who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (69 percent) are men. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Just over one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a fair number claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$42,097 - $52,903
$44K
MEDIAN: $43,992
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$13.67 - $27.28
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.51
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$43,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
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$31,343 - $57,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $27.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.17  
Overtime
$20.12 - $33.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,343 - $57,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Mechanical Drafter

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▲14%

National Average
$41,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲24%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲8%

National Average
$41,000

▼1%


autodesk autocad
▼4%

Engineering Design
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%


Autodesk Inventor
▼8%

SolidWorks
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 22%
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