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AutoCAD Operator Salary

The average rate for an AutoCAD Operator is $16.48 per hour.

$31,143 - $57,462
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,289
10%
50%
90%

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$11.24 - $25.49
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,143 - $57,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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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$25,130 - $57,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $42.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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).
)
$25,130 - $57,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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Job Description for AutoCAD Operator

AutoCAD operators are responsible for designing and drafting computer-aided design (CAD) drawings, meeting all project specifications and formatting to company standards. They must follow all project schedules and due dates, as well as work closely with the AutoCAD manager, project managers, and project engineers to ensure that the design is accurate and that contract responsibilities are met. Additionally, AutoCAD operators modify existing drawings and recommend changes based on their experience and knowledge of the project.

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AutoCAD Operator Tasks

  • Document designs and provide associated drawings that meet project specifications.
  • Check tolerances, dimensions, and fabrication feasibility of designs and work with engineers to resolve problems.
  • Provide detailed design drawings to support construction and infrastructure projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for AutoCAD Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects AutoCAD Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries


AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 26%