Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salary

A Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician earns an average wage of $18.46 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$34,590 - $70,094
$57K
MEDIAN: $57,391
50%

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$12.71 - $26.22
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.46
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$57,391  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$28,345 - $72,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $26.22  
   
Overtime
$32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $24,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$28,345 - $72,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

  • Support and train users of CAD and GIS systems throughout the organization.
  • Perform standard manipulations and adjustments to CAD and GIS files.
  • Edit and maintain files, including scanning paper documents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$48,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

Land Surveying
▲2%

National Average
$48,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

AutoCAD
▼11%

Microstation
▼15%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 20%