A Mid-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer earns an average salary of AU$60,644 per year.

AU$47,699 - AU$81,416
AU$48K
AU$61K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$60,870
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.96 - AU$46.50
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$28.56
50%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$47,699 - AU$81,416
Bonus AU$206 - AU$5,068
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$48,697 - AU$85,937
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$28.56
Overtime AU$36.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$206 - AU$5,068
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$48,697 - AU$85,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,718

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
64%
10-19 years
36%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

National Average
AU$61,000

▼4%




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%