Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an AutoCAD Designer is $22.18
What is the Pay by Experience Level for AutoCAD Designers?
An entry-level AutoCAD Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.44 based on 72 salaries. An early career AutoCAD Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.25 based on 603 salaries. A …Read more
What Do AutoCAD Designers Do?
AutoCAD designer use software programs to create 2D and 3D drawings, which are widely used in the construction and manufacturing industries. Examples of organizations that employ AutoCAD designers range from construction firms to traditional manufacturing companies to firms operating in the energy industry, among others. A typical day of an AutoCAD designer may vary depending on project requirements. Some typical tasks performed by these professionals include meeting with team members to …Read more
- 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.