The average pay for a Mid-Career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter is AU$60,849 per year. A skill in SolidWorks is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$47,200 - AU$87,474
AU$47K
AU$61K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$60,849
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50%
90%
AU$20.01 - AU$44.21
AU$20
AU$31
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$30.62
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$47,200 - AU$87,474
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$44,244 - AU$88,867
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data AU$0AU$149
Hourly Rate AU$20.01 - AU$44.21
Overtime AU$18.38 - AU$150
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
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$44,244 - AU$88,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,610

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

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

▲21%

National Average
AU$62,000


▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%