The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer is AU$62,366 per year.

AU$44,286 - AU$95,429
AU$44K
AU$62K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$62,014
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50%
90%
AU$22.44 - AU$50.34
AU$22
AU$28
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$28.34
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$97K
Salary AU$44,286 - AU$95,429
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,096
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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AU$45,074 - AU$97,188
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 118
Hourly Data AU$0AU$54
Hourly Rate AU$22.44 - AU$50.34
Overtime AU$43.07
Annual Data AU$0AU$97K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,096
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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AU$45,074 - AU$97,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

A computer aided design, or CAD, designer's responsibilities revolve around taking blueprints and designs from engineers, and reformatting and representing them in a digital form. Rough product designs, building schematics, or additional product add-ons or modifications are examples of designs and documents that CAD designers are asked to reproduce on computers. In addition to recreating these designs, CAD designers also look over designs to ensure their creator has adhered to safety, quality and efficiency guidelines and other specifications.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Tasks

  • Design two and three-dimensional drawings of products, assemblies, parts and/or buildings.
  • Conduct design layout feasibility studies to solve engineering issues.
  • Incorporate engineering change orders into designs.
  • Select component parts and materials to be used in designs.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 46 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,660

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

▲35%

▲25%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼2%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

▲5%


National Average
AU$62,000


▼5%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%