Entry-Level AutoCAD Designer Salary

Average Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers make around $19.01 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $62K. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers who answered the questionnnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,556 - $63,789
$32K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,102
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$14.21 - $27.07
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$0$63K
Salary $31,556 - $63,789
Bonus $0.00 - $5,037
Profit Sharing $49.32 - $9,899
Commission $10,000
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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$30,991 - $62,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 217
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.21 - $27.07
Hourly Tips $25.00
Overtime $21.90 - $38.05
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,037
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $49.32 - $9,899
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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$30,991 - $62,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 333

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,834

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers, 23 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level AutoCAD Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+14 percent), Austin (+6 percent), New York (+5 percent), and Chicago (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 3 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland.

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Key Stats for AutoCAD Designer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect AutoCAD Designer Salaries

Project Management
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲2%

Engineering Design
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Autodesk Software
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

SolidWorks
▼2%

Adobe Acrobat
▼2%

Autodesk Inventor
▼2%

Adobe Photoshop
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

3D Rendering
▼5%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼8%

AutoDesk
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 21%
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