Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer Salary

A sizeable majority of Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $20.28 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,193 - $77,566
$39K
$52K
$78K
MEDIAN: $52,238
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$14.05 - $27.65
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$28
MEDIAN: $20.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,193 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,541 - $65,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $27.65  
   
Overtime
$18.40 - $38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$31,541 - $65,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer

Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD CAM) programmers use computer programs to design products and parts for manufacturing. CAD CAM programmers may work either alone or on teams to draft and design parts and also provide schematics for parts and measurement and diagramming dimensions, material tolerance, and intricate details for a products. They may have to design full two- or three-dimensional models to offer both main and auxiliary views.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($43K) on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $54K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $52K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer?

Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer in San Jose:
"Fun."
Pros: I like sitting down and working with sheet metal parts and how they are formed and how they are made through the shop.
Cons: Gets Slow sometimes.

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Key Stats for Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer Salaries

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$47,000

▼5%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer Salaries

▲7%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▼0%

National Average
$47,000


SolidWorks
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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