Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$59,704 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$37,814 - AU$101,991
AU$38K
AU$60K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$59,704
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50%
90%
AU$19.22 - AU$51.82
AU$19
AU$26
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$25.70
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$37,814 - AU$101,991
Bonus 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$39,254 - AU$104,145
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$19.22 - AU$51.82
Overtime AU$34.46
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus 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$39,254 - AU$104,145
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Job Listings

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$51,000 based on 40 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$66,000 based on 35 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$75,000 based on 23 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$104,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

▲76%

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

autodesk autocad
▲1%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%