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Cad Operator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$59,116 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cad Operator is $59,116 a year and $28 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Cad Operator is between $43,301 and $72,288. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cad Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Drafts designs and converts engineers' and technicians' designs into working computer documents, using computer-aided design (CAD) system and peripheral equipment.
  • Converses with engineering and design staff to determine design modifications and enters editing information into computer.
  • After gaining experience, progresses to more difficult work with less supervision and is required to exercise more judgment.
Cad Operator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 15,300

Estimated population of Cad Operator jobs: 606

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Cad Operator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Mechanical Drafter
May 9
Tukwila, WA, USA
Kelly Services
... design for "real world" application. This is not a position for an architect or engineer (civil or otherwise). GENERAL DUTIES INCLUDE: * Computer drafting of iron gate systems using AutoCad 2019 LT.
AutoCAD Drafter
May 17
Seattle, WA, USA
Fusion Solutions
Must be proficient in Window's Operating System, Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Visio) * Associates Degree in Computer Aided Design Preferred Company Description At Fusion ...
Project Coordinator
Jun 10
Federal Way, WA, USA
King Sheet Metal
Essential Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to): · Compile product information for submittals. · Manipulate and draft CAD details. · Ability to think practically in order to solve ...
CAD / Revit Drafter
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Human Capital Pursuit
We are conducting a search for a CAD / Revit Drafter for a client in the Seattle area. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the top firms in the area. Requirements include: * 3 + years of ...
CAD Developer
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience with other CAD software (Rhino, SketchUp, Revit, etc.) * 3D Printing Experience * Knowledge of UL and CSA standards * Experience with lighting and electrical design
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