Late-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salary

The average wage for a Late-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is $22.21 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design, AutoCAD Architecture, and SolidWorks.

$39,158 - $80,444
$39K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,381
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$12.94 - $31.13
$13
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,158 - $80,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
Profit Sharing
$1,643  
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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$31,622 - $73,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $31.13  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $46.15  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,643  
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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$31,622 - $73,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Engineering Design
▲17%

AutoCAD Architecture
▲15%

SolidWorks
▲13%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲9%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲4%

AutoCAD
▲1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲1%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼2%

3D Rendering
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼17%

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
▼27%

AutoCAD Mechanical
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 19%