A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter earns an average salary of £21,599 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£13,919 - £29,400
£14K
£22K
£29K
MEDIAN: £21,599
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£6.75 - £23.15
£6
£12
£23
MEDIAN: £12.11
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£13,919 - £29,400  
   
Bonus
£495.79  
Total Pay (?
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£14,042 - £36,175  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£6.75 - £23.15  
   
Overtime
£15.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£495.79  
   
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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£14,042 - £36,175  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 $20,000 based on 53 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 $25,000 based on 12 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 $31,000 based on 9 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 $29,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £22,430

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
▲37%

Late-Career
▲28%

▲12%

National Average
₤22,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲6%

National Average
₤22,000

Autodesk Inventor
▼3%


▼10%

SolidWorks
▼15%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 77%
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