A Computer Aided Designer earns an average wage of $17.63 per hour.
Computer Aided Designer Total Pay (?
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$25,532 - $66,750
(Median)
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67K
MEDIAN: $50,497
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Computer Aided Designer Total Pay (?
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$11.33 - $34.56
(Median)
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35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,532 - $66,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,117  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $2,000  
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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$27,219 - $73,121  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $34.56  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $39.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,117  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $2,000  
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).
)
$27,219 - $73,121  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Computer Aided Designer
  • Incorporate engineering change orders into designs.
  • Select component parts and materials to be used in designs.
  • Design two and three-dimensional drawings of products, assemblies, parts and/or buildings.
  • Conduct design layout feasibility studies to solve engineering issues.
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Designer Salaries

SolidWorks
0%
National Average
$44,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 10%
AutoDesk
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%
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