An AutoCAD Operator earns an average wage of $17.10 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,769 - $67,792
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $44,980
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$13.19 - $27.43
(Median)
$13
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,769 - $67,792  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$28,656 - $63,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.19 - $27.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.50  
Overtime
$19.84 - $41.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$154.56 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$28,656 - $63,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect AutoCAD Operator Salaries


Microsoft Excel
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AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$38,000

autodesk autocad
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Adobe Photoshop
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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