Entry-Level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Computer Aided Design Engineers is around $54K annually. For the most part, Entry-Level Computer Aided Design Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Entry-Level Computer Aided Design Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 82 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,597 - $97,668
$37K
$54K
$98K
MEDIAN: $53,649
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$13.77 - $29.59
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$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,597 - $97,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,834  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$33,390 - $86,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $50.59  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$33,390 - $86,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲18%

CATIA
▲16%

SolidWorks
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Engineering Design
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Adobe Acrobat
▼11%

Autodesk Inventor
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

AutoCAD
▼14%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

autodesk autocad
▼16%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼17%

AutoDesk
▼18%

Autodesk Software
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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