A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $28.35 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Microstation is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,532 - $72,328
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$26K
$56K
$72K
MEDIAN: $56,468
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$16.99 - $41.71
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$17
$28
$42
MEDIAN: $28.00
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Salary
$25,532 - $72,328  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,885  
Total Pay (?
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$35,581 - $88,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.99 - $41.71  
   
Overtime
$30.62 - $54.43  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,885  
Total Pay (?
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$35,581 - $88,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Microstation
up arrow 16%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000

up arrow 6%


AutoDesk
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%


SolidWorks
up arrow 11%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 14%

3D Rendering
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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