AutoCAD Operator Salary

An AutoCAD Operator earns an average wage of $17.49 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$26,910 - $67,792
$27K
$41K
$68K
MEDIAN: $41,000
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50%
90%

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$13.42 - $27.11
$13
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.49
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,910 - $67,792  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$28,753 - $62,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $27.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.50  
Overtime
$20.15 - $40.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$250.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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).
)
$28,753 - $62,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for AutoCAD Operator

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects AutoCAD Operator Salaries

▲38%

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
$39,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries



autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼2%

Adobe Photoshop
▼17%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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