The average pay for an Entry-Level Senior Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer is $55,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SolidWorks, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD.

$43,505 - $148,479
(Median)
$44K
$55K
$150K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$12.26 - $25.94
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,505 - $148,479  
   
Bonus
$19.80 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$33,869 - $105,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $25.94  
   
Overtime
$14.09 - $54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$19.80 - $29,590  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$33,869 - $105,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Senior Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer in Santa Rosa:
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Must be able to work with little or no supervision. Be able to grasp concepts and design criteria with little repetition. Maintain and update your CADD system and hardware. Be organized in file management and processes.

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Skills That Affect Senior Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

SolidWorks
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

National Average
$48,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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