AutoCAD Operator Salary

The average rate for an AutoCAD Operator is $16.64 per hour.

$31,000 - $59,463
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,161
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50%
90%

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$11.62 - $25.58
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,000 - $59,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,748  
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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$25,418 - $58,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $43.64  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,748  
   
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).
)
$25,418 - $58,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries


Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$39,000

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%
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