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

Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators take home an average $16.46 per hour. Most Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. Although nearly one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little less than half get dental coverage, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$33,935 - $62,919
$34K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,022
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.73 - $22.00
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.46
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$62K
Salary $33,935 - $62,919
Bonus $0.00 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $500
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).
)
$27,626 - $53,555
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.73 - $22.00
Overtime $19.73 - $33.45
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $500
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).
)
$27,626 - $53,555
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Job Listings

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator in Buffalo:
"Try to Avoid."
Try to avoid working in a family run business unless you intend to become part of that family. Having partners and colleagues who are cheerful and helpful can alleviate much of the stress. A special necessary skill is being able to tune out the "noise" that one's superiors can add to the situation, such as listening to music.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
11%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

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

Microstation
▲10%

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
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼4%

Autodesk Inventor
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 34%
ADVERTISEMENT