The average salary for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator is C$51,971 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$33,081 - C$64,595
C$33K
C$49K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$49,339
10%
50%
90%
C$12.37 - C$28.12
C$12
C$20
C$28
MEDIAN: C$19.74
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$64K
Salary C$33,081 - C$64,595
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,918
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$30,791 - C$62,798
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$12.37 - C$28.12
Overtime C$28.00
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,918
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$30,791 - C$62,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator

CAD operators use computer-aided design (CAD) systems to draft and draw blueprints which will guide the creation of high-quality products by a company. They also develop plans for architecture, especially building foundations and interior room layouts and planning. Close attention to detail is essential in this position, and these operators must also be aware of all building codes and other specific site requirements; they are sometimes asked to visit actual construction sites to properly determine what work is necessary and any specific needs or limitations.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator Tasks

  • Provide detailed design drawings to support construction and infrastructure projects.
  • Check tolerances, dimensions, and fabrication feasibility of designs and work with engineers to resolve problems.
  • Document designs and provide associated drawings that meet project specifications.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,049

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

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

National Average
C$46,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 8%