Survey Technician with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) Skills Salary

Earnings for Survey Technicians with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) skills come in at around $19.84 per hour on average. Most Survey Technicians with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,222 - $68,565
$30K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,998
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$13.30 - $28.18
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MEDIAN: $19.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,222 - $68,565  
   
Bonus
$101.01 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$1,271  
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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$29,257 - $66,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.30 - $28.18  
   
Overtime
$22.21 - $43.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$101.01 - $3,091  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,271  
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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$29,257 - $66,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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Pay by Experience Level for Survey Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Survey Technicians with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Survey Technician with more than 20 years of experience can earn $54K on average.

Key Stats for Survey Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Survey Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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