Experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salary

An Experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter earns an average wage of $21.47 per hour.

$37,110 - $65,577
$37K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,498
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$15.64 - $28.93
$16
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,110 - $65,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
Profit Sharing
$495.51 - $5,068  
Commission
$7,250  
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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$35,266 - $63,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.64 - $28.93  
   
Overtime
$21.83 - $42.21  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
   
Commission
$7,250  
Profit Sharing
$495.51 - $5,068  
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).
)
$35,266 - $63,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 382
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Engineering Design
▲9%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲7%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲6%

SolidWorks
▲6%

Design
▲5%



Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

3D Rendering
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼3%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼4%

AutoCAD Mechanical
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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