Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators is around $16.54 per hour. Most Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Entry-Level Computer Aided Design and Drafting Operators far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,182 - $78,906
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$42K
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MEDIAN: $42,018
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$12.99 - $24.47
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$0$78K
Salary $34,182 - $78,906
Bonus $0.00 - $2,576
Profit Sharing $500
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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$28,237 - $55,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.99 - $24.47
Overtime $20.39 - $36.00
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,576
Profit Sharing $500
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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$28,237 - $55,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator in Buffalo:
"Try to Avoid."
Try to avoid working in a family run business unless you intend to become part of that family. Having partners and colleagues who are cheerful and helpful can alleviate much of the stress. A special necessary skill is being able to tune out the "noise" that one's superiors can add to the situation, such as listening to music.

Key Stats for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salaries

Microstation
▲8%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲6%

SolidWorks
▲2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

autodesk autocad
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼6%

Autodesk Inventor
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 29%
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