A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Denver, Colorado earns an average wage of $22.34 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Microsoft Office. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$34,497 - $59,598
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$34K
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MEDIAN: $45,027
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$13.59 - $32.32
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$14
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$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,497 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$1,700  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$32,656 - $65,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $32.32  
   
Overtime
$25.06  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,700  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$32,656 - $65,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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