Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator is $17.93 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Microstation.
Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,146 - $60,069
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MEDIAN: $42,513
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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.15 - $26.23
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,146 - $60,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $4,055  
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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$26,991 - $60,831  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 849
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $26.23  
   
Overtime
$18.87 - $38.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $4,055  
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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$26,991 - $60,831  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 849
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Job Description for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

  • Make mathematical calculations and quantity calculations.
  • Prepare elementary layouts, drawings and design from detailed sketches and drawings.
  • Redesign, modify or otherwise edit existing design.
  • Operate auto graphics equipment.
  • Operate plotter to transfer developed drawings from disk or tape storage.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salaries

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$41,000

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salaries

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$41,000
AutoCAD
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Autodesk Revit MEP
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Microsoft Word
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Autodesk Inventor
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SolidWorks
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Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 22%
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