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

Men make up the majority of Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $20.23 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,091 - $64,314
$39K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $51,415
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$13.98 - $27.82
$14
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$28
MEDIAN: $20.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,091 - $64,314  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$31,391 - $68,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $27.82  
   
Overtime
$18.58 - $39.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$31,391 - $68,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $44K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $43K on average. Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. 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
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD CAM) Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

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

up arrow 4%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
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National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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