Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Los Angeles Salary

A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $15.26 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Aided Design (CAD), AutoCAD, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), and Microsoft Excel.

$30,000 - $52,000
$37K
MEDIAN: $37,189
50%

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$10.30 - $30.20
$10
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.75
10%
50%
90%

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$0$63K
Salary $37,189
Bonus $300.00
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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$25,000 - $63,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.30 - $30.20
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $300.00
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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$25,000 - $63,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Job Listings

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Experienced
▲51%

National Average
$36,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Drafter Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲35%

▲12%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

autodesk autocad
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 50%