A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with AutoDesk skills earns an average wage of $17.47 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,765 - $57,157
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,686
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$12.03 - $26.32
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,765 - $57,157  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$27,867 - $56,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.03 - $26.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$15.42 - $37.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$27,867 - $56,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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