$65,504
Avg. Salary
$26.75
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,031

Bonus

$1,936

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager is $26.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager is $65,504 per year.

10%
$18.74
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$26.75
50%
$36.35
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MEDIAN $26.75
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$48k
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$94k
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MEDIAN $65,504
$48,058 - $93,529
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MEDIAN: $65,504
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$0$93K
Salary $48,058 - $93,529
Bonus $488 - $7,243
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
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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$44,861 - $92,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 511
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $18.74 - $36.35
Overtime $27.22 - $52.58
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $488 - $7,243
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
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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$44,861 - $92,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 268

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager

Computer aided design (CAD) managers are responsible for all aspects of the design and completion of structural drawings. They are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the final design product is safe in accordance with established structural engineering and design standards. CAD managers lead a team of computer aided designers in the creation of construction designs. They establish initial design specifications, then allow the associates to complete the work under their supervision. They instruct draftsmen in proper procedures, as well as ensure specifications are properly sourced and structural standards are met. As managers, they must encourage efficient, accurate work to keep within their departmental budget. CAD managers serve as the primary contact point between the computer aided design team and the project engineers.

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager Tasks
  • Lead engineering team and provide support to new and current product design and/or drafting.
  • Set benchmarks for project progress by coordinating workflow and balancing workload.
  • Manage and quality control for engineering databases, documentation, and best practices.
  • Evaluate and choose software updates, additions and improvements for CAD tools.

Common Career Paths for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager


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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager

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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 208 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 125 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

35%

7%

-17%

National Average: $64,116

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager in Kennewick:
"Very stressful."
Pros: I absolutely love managing my spooling team and working on Fabrication packages for the field and piping shop.
Cons: The culture. It's stressful and we are not super appreciated at times.

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Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$64,000

▼8%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager Salaries

Autodesk Inventor
▲9%



▲4%


National Average
$64,000






People Management
▼5%



▼7%

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%