Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Buffalo, New York Salary

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Buffalo, New York is $12.88 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are autodesk autocad and AutoCAD. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$27,792 - $53,950
$28K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $42,200
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$12.17 - $23.67
$12
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MEDIAN: $13.47
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$0$53K
Salary $27,792 - $53,950
Bonus $0.00 - $1,987
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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$26,646 - $52,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.17 - $23.67
Overtime $18.29 - $38.17
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,987
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).
)
$26,646 - $52,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Computer aided design (CAD) drafters use computer aided design systems to created drawings for building construction or product creation, filling design drawings with codes and specifications for the design. CAD drafters work directly with the company needing the design, and drafters must be able to take directions and use them to deliver a high-quality design. Computer aided design drafters must be precise, have great verbal skills, be able to handle stress, be creative, be organized, and be able to meet deadlines. In addition, CAD drafters need to be able to show they can be trusted with the companies information, designs, and plans.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Tasks

  • Develop accurate layouts, assembly drawings and details.
  • Take direction from engineers and executives to research drawings, catalogs and sketches to develop detailed dimensioned AutoCAD drawings.
  • Research and obtain standards and codes required by client to develop plans.
  • Review engineering drawings prior to the release.

About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Job Listings

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
38%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

National Average
$38,000

▼30%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

AutoCAD
▲4%

autodesk autocad
▲4%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼29%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼29%

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 18%