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Average Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Hourly Pay

$19.32
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$1,025
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$1,517
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician is $19.32.
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$14.17
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$19.32
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$14 - $28
Bonus
$204 - $4,112
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$99 - $5,918
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$30,760 - $62,423
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What Do Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technicians Do?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician 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.

Job Satisfaction for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

4 out of 5
(342)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

The top respondents for the job title Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician are from the companies Kistner Concrete Products, Inc., EMH&T, Inc. and ADS Security. Reported salaries are highest at Aecom Corporation where the average pay is $24.91. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Garver Engineers, LLC and Olsson Associates, earning around $23.97 and $19.87, respectively. Kistner Concrete Products, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.50. Gpd Group and ADS Security also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.00 and $17.85, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technicians?

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technicians?

An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.95 based on 85 salaries. An early career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.96 based on 714 salaries. A mid-career Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.43 based on 285 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.36 based on 337 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 32.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (19.1% more) and Houston, Texas (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (11.6% less), San Antonio, Texas (6.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,623 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
44.0%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
12.4%