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CAD Designer

What does a CAD designer do?

CAD designers create drawings that contain information on how to build a structure or machine. These drawings define dimensions and materials of a project and are stored digitally.

What do I need to get a CAD designer job?

This 2-year AAS program provides students with a sound knowledge of Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) through familiarization with the computer, peripheral devices and specialized software. 

What is the median salary of a CAD designer?

  • $60,080

Where can I go from here?

Manufacturing Careers
1. Shipping & Receiving Clerk
2. Forklift Operator
3. Welder
4. Machine Operator
5. Machinist
6. Packer/Packager
7. Team Assembler
8. Production Helper
9. Maintenance Helper
10. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk
11. Tool and Die Maker
12. Applied Engineering Technician
13. CAD Technician
14. Maintenance Mechanic
15. Facility Manager
16. Industrial Machinery Maintenance
17. CAD Designer
18. QC Technician
19. CNC Programmer
20. CNC Operator
21. Shift Supervisor/Team Lead
22. Maintenance Manager
23. General Operations Manager
24. Manufacturing Engineer
25. Engineering Manager
26. Engineering Technologist
27. QC Inspector/Tester
28. Engineering Technician
29. QC Manager
30. Production Supervisor
31. Manufacturing Engineer
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