The average salary for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is AU$55,320 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$35,281 - AU$84,926
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$55K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$55,320
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AU$19.55 - AU$43.48
(Median)
AU$20
AU$26
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Salary
AU$35,281 - AU$84,926  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,082  
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,129 - AU$87,205  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$19.55 - AU$43.48  
   
Overtime
AU$24.60 - AU$148.35  
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,082  
   
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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AU$38,129 - AU$87,205  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,552

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$56,000


Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 43%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 26%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$56,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 5%

ArchiCAD
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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