Mechanical Drafter in Houston, Texas Salary

Mechanical Drafters in Houston, Texas take home approximately $18.72 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men make up the majority of Houston Mechanical Drafters (67 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15.55 - $32.25
$16
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20.00
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.55 - $32.25
Hourly Tips $1.17
Overtime $28.05
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $-0.50 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $300.00
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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$34,767 - $69,604
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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
4.0%

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Key Stats for Mechanical Drafter

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲9%

National Average
$43,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Drafter Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲19%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%


autodesk autocad
▼8%

Engineering Design
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%


Autodesk Inventor
▼12%

SolidWorks
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%