Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer is $18.54
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designers?
An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
What Do Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designers Do?
A computer aided design, or CAD, designer's responsibilities revolve around taking blueprints and designs from engineers, and reformatting and representing them in a digital form. Rough product designs, building schematics, or additional product add-ons or modifications are examples of designs and documents that CAD designers are asked to reproduce on computers. In addition to recreating these designs, CAD designers also look over designs to ensure their creator has adhered to safety, quality …Read more
- Design two and three-dimensional drawings of products, assemblies, parts and/or buildings.
- Conduct design layout feasibility studies to solve engineering issues.
- Incorporate engineering change orders into designs.
- Select component parts and materials to be used in designs.