Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Chicago, Illinois is $17.14 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Design and Microsoft Office.

$39,453 - $96,958
$39K
$48K
$97K
MEDIAN: $47,811
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50%
90%

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$11.63 - $26.76
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.36
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$0$96K
Salary $39,453 - $96,958
Bonus $2,948
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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$30,355 - $66,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.63 - $26.76
Overtime $26.05
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $2,948
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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$30,355 - $66,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 8 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

▲5%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Design
▲25%

Microsoft Office
▲7%

National Average
$46,000


Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼10%

▼14%

SolidWorks
▼19%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼26%

AutoCAD Mechanical
▼28%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼28%

Autodesk Inventor
▼29%

Microsoft Word
▼29%

Microsoft Excel
▼29%

Adobe Photoshop
▼29%

3D Rendering
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 50%