The average wage for a Late-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is $22.51 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD Architecture.

$38,950 - $79,046
$39K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,383
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$12.92 - $30.70
$13
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $22.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,950 - $79,046  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,059  
Profit Sharing
$1,286  
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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$31,200 - $72,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $30.70  
   
Overtime
$18.22 - $45.78  
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 - $3,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,286  
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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$31,200 - $72,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 16%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 14%

SolidWorks
up arrow 14%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 3%

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

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

3D Rendering
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$50,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 31%

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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