Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Dallas, Texas Salary

How much does a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician make in Dallas, TX? In Dallas, a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician takes home approximately $19.12 per hour on average. This is 2% higher than the national average for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician which is $18.71 per hour. Wages for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Dallas range from $13.42 per hour to $27.07 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in Dallas ranges from $33,716 to $71,820 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. In Dallas, men make up the majority of the workforce (56 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$13.42 - $27.07
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$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.12
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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.42 - $27.07
Overtime $27.98
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $2,400
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$33,716 - $71,820
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

▲43%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician Salaries

AutoCAD
▲20%

National Average
$41,000

autodesk autocad
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 7%