Experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salary

Pay for Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians sits in the ballpark of $22.83 per hour. Cash earnings for Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians — including $5K in bonuses and $8K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $69K depending on individual performance. Male Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,886 - $70,948
$40K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $52,187
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$15.33 - $30.40
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$23
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MEDIAN: $22.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,886 - $70,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,336  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$36,072 - $69,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.33 - $30.40  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $45.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,336  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$36,072 - $69,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,573

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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians, Dallas offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Computer Aided Design Technicians is geography, with workers in Atlanta earning a whopping 42 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

SolidWorks
▲10%

Autodesk Revit MEP
▲7%

Autodesk Inventor
▲7%

AutoCAD
▲7%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Microstation
▲2%

autodesk autocad
▲1%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼1%

3D Rendering
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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