Mid-Career AutoCAD Designer Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $50K, more than two-fifths of overall earnings for Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers arrives through commissions. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers spread between $37K and $76K depending on individual performance. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,274 - $78,071
$37K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,775
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90%

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$15.96 - $32.95
$16
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,274 - $78,071  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,082  
Commission
$22,000  
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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$36,603 - $76,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.96 - $32.95  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $50.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
   
Commission
$22,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$36,603 - $76,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,204

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For Mid-Career AutoCAD Designers, Houston provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Tulsa is the lowest-paying area, 2 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for AutoCAD Designer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Skills That Affect AutoCAD Designer Salaries

AutoDesk
▲11%

3D Rendering
▲11%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲7%

Engineering Design
▲2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲2%

National Average
$50,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Autodesk Software
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Project Management
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

SolidWorks
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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