$17.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$486

Profit Sharing

$1,000

The average AutoCAD Operator with AutoCAD skills earns approximately $17.00 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Men account for the majority of AutoCAD Operators with AutoCAD skills who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,967 - $58,155
$33K
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$58K
MEDIAN: $41,674
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$12.15 - $26.08
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$0$58K
Salary $32,967 - $58,155
Bonus $0.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$27,118 - $58,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.15 - $26.08
Overtime $5.75 - $40.24
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$27,118 - $58,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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.

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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 $33,000 based on 60 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 $37,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced AutoCAD Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 47 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 $45,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for AutoCAD Operator

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects AutoCAD Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 34%