A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Dallas, Texas earns an average wage of $15.71 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$29,900 - $64,671
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$44K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,850
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$12.82 - $21.74
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,900 - $64,671  
   
Bonus
$600  
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$28,010 - $53,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$12.82 - $21.74  
   
Overtime
$24.18  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$600  
   
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$28,010 - $53,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
0%

National Average
$39,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 4%


AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 13%

3D Rendering
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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