Salary for
CAD Drafter I in the United States

How much does a CAD Drafter I earn in the United States? The average CAD Drafter I salary in the United States is $49,266 as of September 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $44,026 and $56,528. 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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Transforms initial rough product designs into working documents using computer aided design (CAD). Reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standa

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  1. This Job:

    CAD Drafter I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    CAD Drafter II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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