The average salary for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is AU$55,024 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d and Autodesk Inventor.

AU$36,056 - AU$85,058
AU$36K
AU$55K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$55,024
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AU$19.48 - AU$42.53
AU$19
AU$26
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$26.15
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$36,056 - AU$85,058  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,040  
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AU$38,896 - AU$86,531  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$19.48 - AU$42.53  
   
Overtime
AU$26.69 - AU$106.50  
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,040  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,896 - AU$86,531  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 55 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,367

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

▲53%

▲16%

▲11%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▲43%

Autodesk Inventor
▲26%

▲7%


National Average
AU$55,000

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼1%

▼2%

ArchiCAD
▼9%

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%