Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salary

Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators can expect wages of $16.77 per hour on average. Although the larger part have medical coverage and a little less than half have dental coverage, approximately one in three claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators is high. Male Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,955 - $55,369
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,056
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$12.48 - $22.47
$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $16.77
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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,955 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$26,707 - $52,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $22.47  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $33.45  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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).
)
$26,707 - $52,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
84%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salaries

Microstation
▲9%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲8%

SolidWorks
▲3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲2%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼3%

AutoCAD
▼5%

Autodesk Inventor
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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