A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician earns an average salary of £19,308 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autodesk Revit MEP, Engineering Design, and 3D Rendering. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Total Pay (?
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£13,414 - £27,493
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MEDIAN: £19,307
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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Total Pay (?
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£7.00 - £19.91
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,414 - £27,493  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,543  
Profit Sharing
£0.50 - £13,250  
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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£13,653 - £29,350  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 598
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£7.00 - £19.91  
   
Overtime
£6.40 - £20.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,543  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.50 - £13,250  
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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£13,653 - £29,350  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 598
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Pay Difference By Location
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Bristol
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₤20,000
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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Reviews

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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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
National Average
₤20,000

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 19%
Engineering Design
up arrow 17%
3D Rendering
up arrow 15%
Autocad Structural Detailing
up arrow 5%
AutoCAD
up arrow 3%
Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 3%
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
Microstation
0%
National Average
₤20,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 79 votes.
Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 65%
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