Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salary

Average Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians in the United States make around $21.40 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Male Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (64 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,438 - $73,974
$32K
$44K
$74K
MEDIAN: $44,014
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$16.05 - $32.41
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MEDIAN: $20.82
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$0$73K
Salary $32,438 - $73,974
Bonus $0.00 - $2,556
Profit Sharing $800
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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$33,663 - $69,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $16.05 - $32.41
Overtime $24.92 - $47.76
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,556
Profit Sharing $800
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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$33,663 - $69,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Computer aided design and drafting (CADD) & geographic information systems (GIS) technicians perform a variety of drafting duties for their organizations, such as preparing mapping exhibits for use by project staff and interfacing with consultants to understand their progress. They also create, maintain, and produce GIS map products for internal and external use and assist in advancing projects using electronic mapping tools.

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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Tasks

  • Create, maintain and produce GIS map products for internal and external use.
  • Assist in advancing project's efficiency in use of electronic mapping tools for daily field work.
  • Prepare mapping exhibits for use by project staff.
  • Interface with consultants for exchange of information related to Consultants scope of work.

Common Career Paths for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician


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Advancing into a Computer Aided Design Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $57K per year. It is quite typical for Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians to transition into roles as Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Specialists or AutoCAD Designers, where reported median earnings are $3K and $1K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician


Job skills reported by Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians are limited. Most notably, skills in AutoCAD, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Most people experienced in AutoCAD also know Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 13 salaries. A Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

▲42%

▲17%

▲11%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

▲6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲5%



National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 16%
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