Average Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer Salary

$64,247
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,998
Bonus
$1,600
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The average salary for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer is $64,247.
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$41k
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MEDIAN $64,247
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Salary
$41k - $109k
Bonus
$51 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$388 - $8k
Total Pay
$35k - $109k

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer Tasks
  • Configure CAD environment infrastructure and automation development.
  • Produce and estimate final design specifications and costs.
  • Development and maintain a drawing numbering system and contractor revisions.
  • Maintain, update, catalogue, and back up drawing files.

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Career Paths

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, SolidWorks and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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

An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,107 based on 38 salaries. An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,781 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,327 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,819 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,238.
Employees with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Engineer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 73.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hillsboro, Oregon (56.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (44.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (19.8% less), New York, New York (19.4% less) and Detroit, Michigan (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 427 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.9%
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
14.3%