A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Sacramento, California earns an average wage of $16.34 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and AutoCAD. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

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Overtime
$16.61  
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$22,414 - $64,808  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 20%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

National Average
$37,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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