Average Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator Hourly Pay

$19.43
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$1,010
Bonus
$1,526
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator is $19.43.
10%
$13.97
10%
$19.43
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$26.39
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90%
MEDIAN $19.43
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$103 - $3,831
Profit Sharing
$700 - $8,000
Total Pay
$30,685 - $59,078

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator

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

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

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 $15.94 based on 81 salaries. An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.70 based on 239 salaries. A mid-career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.78 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.48 based on 118 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operator in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 631 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
18.7%
Late Career
10.6%