CAD Drafter I Salary in the United States

How much does a CAD Drafter I make in the United States? The average CAD Drafter I salary in the United States is $50,094 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $44,765 and $57,475. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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CAD Drafter I transforms initial rough product designs into working documents using computer aided design (CAD). Reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Working as a CAD Drafter I collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs. May require an associates degree. Additionally, CAD Drafter I typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a CAD Drafter I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. The CAD Drafter Iwork is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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