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

The average Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technician in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $19.88 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,428 - $65,823
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,840
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$13.35 - $29.55
(Median)
$13
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,428 - $65,823  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$29,828 - $63,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $29.55  
   
Overtime
$19.51 - $38.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$29,828 - $63,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Job Description for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

  • Prepare mapping exhibits for use by project staff.
  • Interface with consultants for exchange of information related to Consultants scope of work.
  • 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.

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. A Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technician often moves on to become a Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Specialist or an AutoCAD Designer.

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


Survey takers who work as Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Computer Aided Drafting & Design, AutoCAD, and Geographic Information Systems can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know AutoCAD also know Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $47K. Computer Aided Design and Drafting & Geographic Information Systems Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Salaries




National Average
$46,000


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

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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