Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator is $19.86
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operators?
An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.25 based on 14 salaries. An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operators Do?
CAD operators use computer-aided design (CAD) systems to draft and draw blueprints which will guide the creation of high-quality products by a company. They also develop plans for architecture, especially building foundations and interior room layouts and planning. Close attention to detail is essential in this position, and these operators must also be aware of all building codes and other specific site requirements; they are sometimes asked to visit actual construction sites to properly …Read more
- Provide detailed design drawings to support construction and infrastructure projects.
- Check tolerances, dimensions, and fabrication feasibility of designs and work with engineers to resolve problems.
- Document designs and provide associated drawings that meet project specifications.