$51,691
Avg. Salary
$25.85
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Computer Aided Design And Drafting (CADD) Operator in Houston, Texas is $25.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Aided Design And Drafting (CADD) Operator in Houston, Texas is $51,691 per year.

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Job Description for Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator

Computer aided design and drafting (CADD) operators use computer software to create designs for projects, developing drafts that meet project requirements and client needs. They are also responsible for modifying existing designs and suggesting changes as needed. CADD operators also need to be able to communicate technical ideas to non-technical staff, as well as design and prepare plans using computer-aided design (CAD) software. In addition, they use their knowledge of building techniques to add structural details to plans.

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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Tasks
  • Operate auto graphics equipment.
  • Operate plotter to transfer developed drawings from disk or tape storage.
  • Redesign, modify or otherwise edit existing design.
  • Make mathematical calculations and quantity calculations.
  • Prepare elementary layouts, drawings and design from detailed sketches and drawings.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Job Listings

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Skills That Affect Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Operator Salaries

National Average
$52,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 33%