Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical Skills Salary

A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical skills earns an average wage of $16.87 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,553 - $61,277
$30K
$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,170
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$12.44 - $25.34
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,553 - $61,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,591  
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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$27,181 - $56,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$18.36 - $35.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,591  
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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$27,181 - $56,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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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 $35,000 based on 81 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 $45,000 based on 21 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 44 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 $36,000 based on 35 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$39,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 17%