The average hourly pay for an AutoCAD Operator is $17.53.
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Job Description for AutoCAD Operator
AutoCAD operators are responsible for designing and drafting computer-aided design (CAD) drawings, meeting all project specifications and formatting to company standards. They must follow all project schedules and due dates, as well as work closely with the AutoCAD manager, project managers, and project engineers to ensure that the design is accurate and that contract responsibilities are met. Additionally, AutoCAD operators modify existing drawings and recommend changes based on their experienc…Read more
AutoCAD Operator Tasks
- Provide detailed design drawings to support construction and infrastructure projects.
- Check tolerances, dimensions, and fabrication feasibility of designs and work with engineers to resolve problems.
- Document designs and provide associated drawings that meet project specifications.
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Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Autodesk Revit Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for AutoCAD Operator
An entry-level AutoCAD Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.65 based on 17 salaries. An early career AutoCAD Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.07 based on 118 salaries. A mid-career AutoCAD Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.51 based on 54 salaries. An experienced AutoCAD Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.54 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Employees with AutoCAD Operator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.1% more) and San Antonio, Texas (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (4.4% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.0% less).
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