A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician earns an average salary of £20,614 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autodesk Inventor, Adobe Photoshop, and Engineering Design. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£14,256 - £31,453
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MEDIAN: £20,493
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£7.20 - £24.71
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£14,256 - £31,453  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,403  
Profit Sharing
£500  
Total Pay (?
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£14,433 - £34,351  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 386
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£9£18£27
Hourly Rate
£7.20 - £24.71  
   
Overtime
£8.75 - £22.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,403  
   
Profit Sharing
£500  
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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£14,433 - £34,351  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 279 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician 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 99 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 80 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 35 salaries.

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National Average: £20,979

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Oxford:
"A little disappointing "
Pros: The fact that I have some creative freedom for my age and experience.
Cons: - It's overly stressful - I'm constantly being micro-monitored - I feel I'm being underpaid. - Some fellow employees are very insulting and pessimistic. - There seems no opportunity for progression in my role or beyond it.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

▲52%

▲34%

▲20%

National Average
₤21,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Autodesk Inventor
▲43%

Adobe Photoshop
▲24%

Engineering Design
▲17%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲6%

SolidWorks
▲1%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Autodesk Revit Structure
▼0%

3D Rendering
▼0%

National Average
₤21,000



Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼2%



Microstation
▼11%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 64%
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