The average rate for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in San Diego, California is $19.37 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Autodesk Revit Architecture and Adobe Photoshop.

$58,326 - $62,966
$61K
MEDIAN: $61,039
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$14.28 - $24.67
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$61,039  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
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$30,817 - $62,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.28 - $24.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$30.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$30,817 - $62,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 22%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 17%

3D Rendering
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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