Average Experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer Salary in Canada

C$60,923
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,017
Bonus
C$6,175
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The average salary for an Experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer in Canada is C$60,923.
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C$44k
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C$61k
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C$81k
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MEDIAN C$60,923
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Salary
C$44k - C$81k
Bonus
C$0 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$43k - C$86k

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Skills in Autodesk Software and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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

An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,789 based on 46 salaries. An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,354 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,611 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$63,971.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 246 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.7%
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
25.2%
Late Career
7.3%