CAD Drafter IV Salary in the United States

How much does a CAD Drafter IV make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a CAD Drafter IV in the United States is $49 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $42 and $57. Hourly rate 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Provides computer aided design (CAD) drafting, prepares drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints, and sketches. Utilizes computer aided drafting software and other techniques, standards, and tools to prepare technical drawings. Coordinates and consults with engineers or designers to complete projects. Transforms initial rough product designs into working documents using CAD software. Reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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49

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50
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    CAD Drafter III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    CAD Drafter IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    CAD Drafter V

    10 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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