AutoCAD Operator Salary

The average rate for an AutoCAD Operator is $17.07 per hour.

$32,262 - $58,754
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,140
10%
50%
90%

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$12.12 - $26.24
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,262 - $58,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,800  
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$26,740 - $58,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $26.24  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $41.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$650  
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).
)
$26,740 - $58,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$38,000



Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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