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CAD Drafter III in the United States

How much does a CAD Drafter III earn in the United States? The average CAD Drafter III salary in the United States is $73,723 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $64,097 and $84,107. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Transforms complex rough product designs into working documents using computer aided design (CAD). Reviews engineering drawing and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs. May supervise and guide lower-level CAD drafters. May require an associates degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience.

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    CAD Drafter II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    CAD Drafter III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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