An Entry-Level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician earns an average wage of $16.46 per hour.

$30,267 - $51,614
$30K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,039
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$12.48 - $21.23
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MEDIAN: $16.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,267 - $51,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,030  
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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$27,769 - $48,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $21.23  
   
Overtime
$18.79 - $34.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,030  
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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$27,769 - $48,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 417

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
077
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 7%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 3%

Microstation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
0%

3D Rendering
0%

National Average
$37,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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