Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

For Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills, hourly average wages total $17.39 per hour. Total cash compensation to Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills approaches anywhere from $27K on the lower end to $58K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $3K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. While approximately one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. Most Computer Aided Design Drafters with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills survey respondents are men (78 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,287 - $62,856
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$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,909
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$12.51 - $25.14
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$0$62K
Salary $31,287 - $62,856
Bonus $0.00 - $3,130
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,872
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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$27,449 - $58,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.51 - $25.14
Hourly Tips $1.82
Overtime $17.85 - $36.94
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,130
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,872
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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$27,449 - $58,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 440

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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 348 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 $42,000 based on 112 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 $47,000 based on 122 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 $51,000 based on 45 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 26%
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