Computer Aided Design Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$60,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$60,000
Median 50%
$90,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Dell
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a computer aided design designer make?
Computer Aided Design Designers in the US make on average $60,916 annually or $29.29 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $90,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $41,000. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Computer Aided Design Designers. California, Alaska, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon have the highest paying Computer Aided Design Designer jobs. The typical employment for a Computer Aided Design Designer is 4.4 years.
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Average Computer Aided Design Designer Salary By Location

Computer Aided Design Designers in the United States of America make on average $60,916 a year or $29.29 per hour. The city with the highest Computer Aided Design Designer salary is Santa Clara, CA at $69,554 per year. Even an entry-level Computer Aided Design Designer makes $39,000 per year in Santa Clara, CA. California, Alaska, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon are the highest paying states. South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, and Alabama are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Computer Aided Design Designer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Computer Aided Design Designers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Computer Aided Design Designer Salary By Company

Computer Aided Design Designers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Construction companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Dell and American Eagle Outfitters are the highest paying companies. Companies like Viasat and Abercrombie & Fitch also report very competitive wages for Computer Aided Design Designers.

Average Computer Aided Design Designer Pay By Industry

Wages for Computer Aided Design Designers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Computer Aided Design Designers. Salaries for Computer Aided Design Designers in Retail companies average $62,539 annually, while Automotive companies and Manufacturing companies pay $61,965 and $61,167, respectively. At $59,836, the average salary for Computer Aided Design Designers in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$62,539
$63k
Automotive
Automotive
$61,965
$62k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$61,167
$61k
Energy
Energy
$60,906
$61k
Technology
Technology
$60,128
$60k
Construction
Construction
$59,836
$60k

Computer Aided Design Designer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Computer Aided Design Designer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Selectek
Mechanical CAD Designer/Drafter
04/21/2020
$56,349
Civil CAD
04/02/2020
$73,045
CAD Designer
03/19/2020
$62,610
CAD Designer
03/18/2020
$29,218
Selectek
Cad/Bim Designer
03/17/2020
$41,740
CAD Specialist
03/13/2020
$36,523
CAD Designer, Instrumentation and Controls
03/13/2020
$95,000
Civil CAD
03/11/2020
$73,045
CAD Designer Technician
03/10/2020
$38,610
3D CAD Designer
03/06/2020
$68,871
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