How much does a CAD Engineer make?

Updated Jul 28, 2021

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$103,589 /yr
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1,114 salaries

$67K

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$104K

Average

$160K

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The national average salary for CAD Engineer is $103,589 per year in United States. Filter by location to see CAD Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1114 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by CAD Engineer employees.

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Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

CAD Engineer

$112,140

 /yr
Range: $77K - $170K
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$77K

$170K

$77,232 - $169,532 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

CAD Engineer

$147,717

 /yr
Range: $123K - $193K

$123K

$193K

$123,361 - $193,003 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

CAD Engineer

$96,391

 /yr
Range: $96K - $117K

$96K

$117K

$96,391 - $117,496 Range

Technosoft Engineering
3.9

Technosoft Engineering

CAD Engineer

$66,904

 /yr
Range: $60K - $101K

$60K

$101K

$59,960 - $100,725 Range

Analog Devices
3.9

Analog Devices

CAD Engineer

$110,137

 /yr
Range: $91K - $150K

$91K

$150K

$91,022 - $150,416 Range

TechnoSoft Services

CAD Engineer

$65,082

 /yr
Range: $63K - $72K

$63K

$72K

$63,217 - $71,646 Range

Conformis
2.8

Conformis

CAD Engineer

$60,508

 /yr
Range: $48K - $69K

$48K

$69K

$48,082 - $68,825 Range

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Apple
4.3

Apple

CAD Engineer

$155,679

 /yr
Range: $115K - $227K

$115K

$227K

$115,308 - $226,715 Range

Micron Technology
3.7

Micron Technology

CAD Engineer

$91,065

 /yr
Range: $85K - $154K

$85K

$154K

$84,800 - $153,556 Range

SanDisk
3.8

SanDisk

CAD Engineer

$99,409

 /yr
Range: $90K - $103K

$90K

$103K

$90,069 - $103,382 Range

Silicon Labs
4.4

Silicon Labs

CAD Engineer

$109,562

 /yr
Range: $97K - $121K

$97K

$121K

$97,322 - $120,590 Range

Samsung Austin Semiconductor
3.1

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

CAD Engineer

$101,779

 /yr
Range: $98K - $118K

$98K

$118K

$98,422 - $117,523 Range

Integrated Device Technology
4.1

Integrated Device Technology

CAD Engineer

$89,558

 /yr
Range: $80K - $102K

$80K

$102K

$80,071 - $102,004 Range

MediaTek
3.8

MediaTek

CAD Engineer

$114,537

 /yr
Range: $100K - $139K

$100K

$139K

$100,096 - $138,528 Range

Cypress Semiconductor
3.6

Cypress Semiconductor

CAD Engineer

$79,012

 /yr
Range: $73K - $81K

$73K

$81K

$73,377 - $80,810 Range

Aptina Imaging
2.8

Aptina Imaging

CAD Engineer

$122,355

 /yr
Range: $110K - $149K

$110K

$149K

$110,177 - $149,087 Range

Microchip Technology
3.9

Microchip Technology

CAD Engineer

$81,807

 /yr
Range: $78K - $103K

$78K

$103K

$77,542 - $103,318 Range

Synopsys
4.1

Synopsys

CAD Engineer

$96,905

 /yr
Range: $93K - $108K

$93K

$108K

$93,119 - $108,466 Range

Xilinx
4.2

Xilinx

CAD Engineer

$124,688

 /yr
Range: $101K - $148K

$101K

$148K

$100,869 - $147,940 Range

Detroit Engineered Products
3

Detroit Engineered Products

CAD Engineer

$71,228

 /yr
Range: $70K - $72K

$70K

$72K

$70,383 - $71,580 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a CAD Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a CAD Engineer is $103,589 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CAD Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1114 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CAD Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a CAD Engineer in United States is $159,552 per year.

The lowest salary for a CAD Engineer in United States is $67,256 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent cad engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$69,500
per year
A 3D CAD Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $69,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A CAD Engineer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $13 per hour
Additional Pay
$23k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$38
hourly
A CAD Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$105,000
per year
A CAD Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A CAD Programmer in the Brookings, SD Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Brookings, SD Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Civil Auto CAD Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
 
Part-time
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A CAD Engineer in the Duluth, MN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Duluth, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$108,000
per year
A CAD Engineer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $108,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public