The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level AutoCAD Designer is $17.27.
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Job Description for AutoCAD Designer
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 discuss…Read more
AutoCAD Designer 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.
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Popular Skills for AutoCAD Designer
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Skills in Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for AutoCAD Designer
An early career AutoCAD Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.26 based on 745 salaries. A mid-career AutoCAD Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.26 based on 384 salaries. An experienced AutoCAD Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.22 based on 497 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
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