Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a CAD Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$99,818 / yrTotal Pay
$52,782 / yrBase Pay
$47,036 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,818

 / yr
$41K$781K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a CAD Designer is $99,818 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,782 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $47,036 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For CAD Designer

$99,818 /yr
CAD Designer
$105,416 /yr
Senior CAD Designer
$98,428 /yr
Lead CAD Designer
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Some related job titles are CAD Drafter Salaries with median pay of $87,496, CAD Manager Salaries with median pay of $101,045, CAD Operator Salaries with median pay of $94,213, CADD Salaries with median pay of $94,637.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

CAD Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$57,500

/yr

$56K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
CAD Technician

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$58,000

/yr

$55K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
CAD Designer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$34

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
CAD Drafter/Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$45,900

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Electric Vehicle Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
CAD Drafter/Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
CAD Technician

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$30

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

CAD Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a CAD Designer is $52,782 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CAD Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1939 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CAD Designer employees.

The highest salary for a CAD Designer in United States is $74,211 per year.

The lowest salary for a CAD Designer in United States is $37,541 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a CAD Designer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a CAD Designer.