$44,731
Avg. Salary
$18.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$982

Profit Sharing

$891

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with Microsoft Word skills is $18.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with Microsoft Word skills is $44,731 per year.

$14
10%
$18
50%
$27
90%
MEDIAN $18
$32k
10%
$45k
50%
$67k
90%
MEDIAN $44,731
$32,092 - $67,031
$32K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,731
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.81 - $27.08
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.23
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$67K
Salary $32,092 - $67,031
Bonus $101 - $3,058
Profit Sharing $891
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).
)
$30,476 - $61,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $27.08
Overtime $19.55 - $40.40
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $101 - $3,058
Profit Sharing $891
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).
)
$30,476 - $61,192
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 242

Job Description for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

The computer aided design (CAD) technician works with the project designer to create a detailed visual representation of a project. They use computer design programs to sketch the object from multiple perspectives and include relevant details such as materials, dimensions, and fasteners. Once these digital drawings are complete, CAD designers show builders, designers, and manufacturers how to construct the project in an effective way that takes into account regulatory requirements. The CAD technician’s efforts also provide a visual representation of a project to investors, builders, and others involved.

Read More...

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.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 43 salaries. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 21 salaries.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Baton Rouge?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Baton Rouge:
Pros: I live close to work so the commute is short. There is a little bit of everything to do relatively close to where I live.
Cons:

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Camden:
"Fun , leaning so much."
Pros: Leaning, some of the people, the work hours.
Cons: The office people, not get a good job every ounce and while, over look a lot.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Norcross:
"It is not a hard job and I am learning a lot about hvac."
Pros: I work with a great group of guys. I get paid every week.
Cons: I'm being watched because I am new.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Clinton Township:
"Small Office Atmosphere."
Pros: Closeness with coworkers, flexible hours.
Cons: Not a young man's atmosphere. All coworkers are more than double my age.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Sterling Heights:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: I am very experienced with CAD and it makes my job less stressful.
Cons: I sit at a desk all day.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Charlotte:
"Fundamentals."
Learn as many different programs as possible.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Albuquerque:
"Firms."
I specialized in the landscape architecture field and maybe one of only a few in the industry. This made me a valuable asset in larger firms. I am now imployed in a small town with less people.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%