AU$55,628
Avg. Salary
AU$25.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$1,500

Bonus

AU$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is AU$25.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is AU$55,628 per year.

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AU$19.72
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AU$42.16
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MEDIAN AU$25.85
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AU$87k
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MEDIAN AU$55,628
AU$38,831 - AU$86,760
AU$39K
AU$56K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$55,628
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MEDIAN: AU$25.85
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AU$0AU$87K
Salary AU$38,831 - AU$86,760
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,933
Profit Sharing AU$3,500
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$40,300 - AU$87,432
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 249
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$19.72 - AU$42.16
Overtime AU$26.98 - AU$60.54
Annual Data AU$0AU$87K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,933
Profit Sharing AU$3,500
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$40,300 - AU$87,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Computer aided design (CAD) drafters use computer aided design systems to created drawings for building construction or product creation, filling design drawings with codes and specifications for the design. CAD drafters work directly with the company needing the design, and drafters must be able to take directions and use them to deliver a high-quality design. Computer aided design drafters must be precise, have great verbal skills, be able to handle stress, be creative, be organized, and be able to meet deadlines. In addition, CAD drafters need to be able to show they can be trusted with the companies information, designs, and plans.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Tasks
  • Develop accurate layouts, assembly drawings and details.
  • Take direction from engineers and executives to research drawings, catalogs and sketches to develop detailed dimensioned AutoCAD drawings.
  • Research and obtain standards and codes required by client to develop plans.
  • Review engineering drawings prior to the release.

Common Career Paths for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter


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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 203 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 100 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

7%

7%

-2%

-13%

National Average: AU$55,470

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

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Albury:
"Speed of drafting required to be at the top level."
To succeed be prepared to learn a lot and very quickly.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

▲52%

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries


▲6%



National Average
AU$55,000


▼7%

▼9%

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%