An Entry-Level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician earns an average wage of $16.50 per hour.

$28,766 - $51,025
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,641
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90%

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$12.37 - $20.85
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,766 - $51,025  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,955  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$26,839 - $48,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $20.85  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $33.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$26,839 - $48,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 390

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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

3D Rendering
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
up arrow 1%

Microstation
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
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National Average
$36,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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