$17.69
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,015

Profit Sharing

$3,000

The average pay for an AutoCAD Operator with Microsoft Excel skills is $17.35 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,626 - $68,426
$30K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,495
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50%
90%

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$13.11 - $25.47
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.69
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$0$68K
Salary $29,626 - $68,426
Bonus $275 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$28,675 - $62,873
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.11 - $25.47
Overtime $21.50 - $42.02
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $275 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$28,675 - $62,873
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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 $37,000 based on 38 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 $43,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced AutoCAD Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 24 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 $44,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for AutoCAD Operator

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects AutoCAD Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 37%