$18.82
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$986

Profit Sharing

$1,250

A Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician with Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) skills earns an average wage of $18.63 per hour.

$29,651 - $65,371
$30K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,969
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50%
90%

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$14.39 - $27.11
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.82
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$0$65K
Salary $29,651 - $65,371
Bonus $96.96 - $2,929
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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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$30,678 - $60,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.39 - $27.11
Overtime $19.59 - $39.43
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $96.96 - $2,929
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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).
)
$30,678 - $60,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 381

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.

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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 $38,000 based on 130 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 $45,000 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 $53,000 based on 57 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 $51,000 based on 30 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 19%