A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with AutoCAD skills earns an average wage of $17.35 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$26,219 - $56,534
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,132
50%

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$14.71 - $44.04
$15
$17
$44
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$26,356 - $91,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $37.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$26,356 - $91,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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

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

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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