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

Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians in the United States take home approximately $20.56 per hour on average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$32,000 - $69,000
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$15.93 - $32.63
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$0$69K
Salary $32,000 - $69,000
Bonus $0.00 - $2,556
Profit Sharing $1,400
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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$32,800 - $69,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $15.93 - $32.63
Overtime $24.89 - $47.42
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,556
Profit Sharing $1,400
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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$32,800 - $69,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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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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Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians who move on to become Computer Aided Design Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Computer Aided Design Managers get paid an average of $57K per year. Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians most often move into positions as Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Specialists or AutoCAD Designers; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $1K higher, respectively.

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


Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. 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 familiar with 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 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries

▲44%

▲19%

▲13%

National Average
$44,000

▼6%

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

▲7%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲6%



National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 16%
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