An AutoCAD Operator earns an average wage of $16.35 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.
AutoCAD Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,747 - $58,919
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,204
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AutoCAD Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.41 - $25.02
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,747 - $58,919  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,625  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $2,500  
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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$24,588 - $56,791  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $25.02  
   
Overtime
$1.56 - $38.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,625  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $2,500  
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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$24,588 - $56,791  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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Job Description for AutoCAD Operator
  • 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.
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 23%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries

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National Average
$38,000
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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 26%
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