Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Salary (Canada)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician is C$19.14 per hour.

C$30,876 - C$54,444
C$31K
C$42K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$42,080
10%
50%
90%
C$14.62 - C$24.44
C$15
C$19
C$24
MEDIAN: C$19.41
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$30,876 - C$54,444
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$600
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$30,886 - C$53,290
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.62 - C$24.44
Overtime C$0.00 - C$45.57
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$600
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$30,886 - C$53,290
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician

A computer aided design and drafting technician (CADD) uses computer software to design plans for buildings and machines. A CADD technician may work in various industries, including engineering, construction, manufacturing, and architecture. Depending on the industry, the CADD technician may be responsible for creating original designs from a general idea or may act as an intermediary, creating electronic versions of technical drawings created by engineers or architects. CADD technicians may specialize in an industry, or may move from industry to industry as the job market dictates. On larger projects, a CADD technician works as part of a team with other technicians, each working on a separate part of the project. Work environment varies by industry as well. A CADD technician may work in a factory, on a construction site or in an office setting. Most CADD technicians work a standard 40-hour work week; however, deadlines may require CADD technicians to work overtime on evenings and weekends.

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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Tasks

  • Use CADD software to modify, process and label drafting and architectural drawings.
  • Integrate other sources of information or data by adding to drawings.
  • Communicate with customers, engineers, and others about properties of drawings.
  • Print, bind, and prepare physical copies of drawings.

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,380

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

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician in Calgary:
Pay attention to details and study hard.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Salaries

AutoCAD
▲1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼0%

National Average
C$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%