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 $16.84 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,601 - $60,820
$30K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,090
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$12.44 - $25.34
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,601 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,004  
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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$27,146 - $55,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,004  
   
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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$27,146 - $55,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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