A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $29.23 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microstation and Microsoft Excel.

$25,168 - $70,700
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$16.84 - $50.34
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Salary
$25,168 - $70,700  
   
Bonus
$750  
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$35,019 - $97,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$30.62 - $74.93  
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Bonus
$750  
   
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$35,019 - $97,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

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

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
040
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%



National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 4%


autodesk autocad
0%

National Average
$60,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%


up arrow 6%

AutoDesk
up arrow 7%

SolidWorks
up arrow 11%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 14%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

3D Rendering
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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