£20,785
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£480

Profit Sharing

£506

A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician earns an average salary of £20,614 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Autodesk Inventor, Adobe Photoshop, and Engineering Design. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£14,399 - £31,046
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MEDIAN: £20,785
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£7.08 - £24.92
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£0£33K
Salary £14,399 - £31,046
Bonus £0.00 - £2,045
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £2,553
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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£14,541 - £33,656
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 762
Hourly Data £0£24
Hourly Rate £7.08 - £24.92
Overtime £7.04 - £21.61
Annual Data £0£33K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,045
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £2,553
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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£14,541 - £33,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

The computer aided design (CAD) technician works with the project designer to create a detailed visual representation of a project. They use computer design programs to sketch the object from multiple perspectives and include relevant details such as materials, dimensions, and fasteners. Once these digital drawings are complete, CAD designers show builders, designers, and manufacturers how to construct the project in an effective way that takes into account regulatory requirements. The CAD technician’s efforts also provide a visual representation of a project to investors, builders, and others involved.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician 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) Technician Pay By Employer

$0$28K

$26,724

Common Career Paths for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician


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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 279 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 80 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £21,289

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

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Peterborough:
Pros: Good atmosphere, easy to get on in the office.
Cons: Un-flexible hours, poor pay, pressure.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Oxford:
"A little disappointing "
Pros: The fact that I have some creative freedom for my age and experience.
Cons: - It's overly stressful - I'm constantly being micro-monitored - I feel I'm being underpaid. - Some fellow employees are very insulting and pessimistic. - There seems no opportunity for progression in my role or beyond it.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

▲50%

▲32%

▲18%

National Average
₤21,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Autodesk Inventor
▲41%

Adobe Photoshop
▲22%

Engineering Design
▲15%

Autocad Civil 3D
▲4%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
₤21,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Autodesk Revit Structure
▼1%

3D Rendering
▼1%


Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼3%




Microstation
▼12%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 67%