CAD Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a CAD Technician make in the United States? The average CAD Technician salary in the United States is $62,769 as of May 13, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $56,095 and $72,023. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a CAD Technician?

A drafter, draughtsman (British English) or draftsman, drafting technician (American English and Canadian English) is a person who makes detailed technical drawings or plans for machinery, buildings, electronics, infrastructure, sections, etc. Drafters use computer software and manual sketches to convert the designs, plans, and layouts of engineers and architects into a set of technical drawings. Drafters operate as the supporting developers and sketch engineering designs and drawings from preliminary design concepts....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of CAD Technician in United States. The base salary for CAD Technician ranges from $56,095 to $72,023 with the average base salary of $62,769. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $56,600 to $73,663 with the average total cash compensation of $63,553.

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Job Openings for CAD Technician
Ronin Staffing, LLC - Camarillo , CA
Title: CAD & Drafting Technician Pay: DOE Location: Camarillo, CA 93012 Length: Direct Hire / Contract-To-Hire Responsibilities Include: * Prepare fabrication drawings using GD&T. * Create assembly ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Coastland Civil Engineering, Inc - Auburn , CA
Civil Engineering CAD Technician Auburn & Santa Rosa, CA Coastland has an immediate opening for a full-time Civil engineering CAD Technician with a minimum of five years of experience. The candidate ...
Glassdoor - 4 days ago
Abbott Laboratories - San Ramon , CA
Designer I We are seeking an experienced, high caliber CAD Drafter to join our CAD - Shared Services team. The primary function of this position is to support the Engineers and Technicians in the ...
Hirepurpose - 9 days ago
Amheart Solutions - Long Beach , CA
SUMMARY Amheart Solutions is currently seeking a junior to mid-level Civil CAD Technician to join the lead design team assigned to a major public transportation project in Long Beach, CA. Ideal ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Professional Services Firm - Minneapolis , MN
Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment. Coordinate with and consult other workers to ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Altech Services - Omaha , NE
Responsible for learning to graphically represent design requirements in support of the Engineering group under the guidance of the CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) team leader. This will ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago