The average wage for a Mid-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer is $21.75 per hour.

$38,400 - $70,907
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,140
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$16.12 - $30.06
(Median)
$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,400 - $70,907  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,510  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,081  
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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$37,060 - $70,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.12 - $30.06  
   
Overtime
$23.43 - $44.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,081  
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).
)
$37,060 - $70,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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National Average: $49,164

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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

Engineering Design
0%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$49,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 4%

3D Rendering
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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