Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills can expect to earn an average of $17.31 per hour. Cash earnings for Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills — which occasionally include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $27K to approximately $58K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,231 - $61,696
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MEDIAN: $42,230
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$12.39 - $25.31
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$0$61K
Salary $31,231 - $61,696
Bonus $0.00 - $3,032
Profit Sharing $98.63 - $4,894
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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$27,129 - $58,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.39 - $25.31
Overtime $17.74 - $36.63
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,032
Profit Sharing $98.63 - $4,894
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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$27,129 - $58,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 424

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 348 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 122 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 45 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$39,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 26%
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