How much does a CAD Drafter III make in the United States? The average CAD Drafter III salary in the United States is $80,443 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $69,615 and $92,176. 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. 

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Job Description for CAD Drafter III

CAD Drafter III provides computer aided design (CAD) drafting, prepares drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints, and sketches. Utilizes computer aided drafting software and other techniques, standards, and tools to prepare technical drawings. Being a CAD Drafter III coordinates and consults with engineers or designers to complete projects. Transforms initial rough product designs into working documents using CAD software. Additionally, CAD Drafter III reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The CAD Drafter III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a CAD Drafter III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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