AutoCAD Operator Salary
The average rate for an AutoCAD Operator is $17.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$27,985 - $290,874|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $5,128|
|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).)
|$28,691 - $66,083|
|Hourly Rate||$13.28 - $28.03|
|Overtime||$20.67 - $40.84|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $5,128|
|Total Pay (||$28,691 - $66,083|
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 experience and knowledge of the project.Read More...
Among the AutoCAD operator's main duties are preparing presentation materials using AutoCAD graphic software. They also review and interpret client specifications, as well as help improve and maintain current quality assurance processes. AutoCAD operators are responsible for the maintenance of the CAD drawing library as well.
A bachelor's degree in architectural design or a related field is required for this position. Previous experience with AutoCAD - including in a professional capacity - is generally needed as well. AutoCAD operators must work well in a fast-paced environment while following all project and engineering specifications. They need to perform well in a team environment to reach all company objectives, as well as perform efficiently on their own with minimal supervision. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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Pay by Experience Level for AutoCAD Operator
Pay by Experience for an AutoCAD Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level AutoCAD Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An AutoCAD Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced AutoCAD Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 55 salaries. An AutoCAD Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 20 salaries.
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