A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer earns an average salary of C$50,435 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$36,329 - C$71,356
C$36K
C$51K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$51,262
10%
50%
90%
C$14.28 - C$31.27
C$14
C$21
C$31
MEDIAN: C$20.82
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$36,329 - C$71,356
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,508
Profit Sharing C$1,758
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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C$33,271 - C$70,982
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$14.28 - C$31.27
Overtime C$22.60 - C$47.16
Annual Data C$0C$70K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,508
Profit Sharing C$1,758
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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C$33,271 - C$70,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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.

Common Career Paths for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer


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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 C$41,000 based on 54 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 C$54,000 based on 26 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 C$60,000 based on 27 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 C$59,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,987

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

▲20%

▲17%

▲8%

National Average
C$50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 18%