Mid-Career AutoCAD Designer Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers comes from commissions — a little less than one-half on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $50K. In the world of Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $37K and $72K. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,959 - $72,966
$37K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,411
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50%
90%

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$16.23 - $31.31
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.08
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,959 - $72,966  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,125  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $6,040  
Commission
$23,500  
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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$36,825 - $72,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.23 - $31.31  
   
Overtime
$23.12 - $45.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,125  
   
Commission
$23,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $6,040  
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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$36,825 - $72,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,471

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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers, 22 percent above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Tulsa, 3 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for AutoCAD Designer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
5-9 years
68%
10-19 years
32%
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Skills That Affect AutoCAD Designer Salaries

AutoDesk
▲11%

3D Rendering
▲10%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲7%

Engineering Design
▲1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼2%

Autodesk Software
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Project Management
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼6%

SolidWorks
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 18%
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