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CAD Technician

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€15k > 60
CAD Technician
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€15 - 60
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Sigmar / CPL / Hudson

Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
5.5%
Occupational Category

Other Technicians N.E.C.

Also included in this category:

Building and civil engineering technicians; architectural and town planning technicians; science, engineering and production technicians not elsewhere classified; draughtspersons.

Number Employed:

6,400

Part time workers: 5%
Aged over 55: 16%
Male / Female: 88 / 12%
Non-Nationals: 7%
With Third Level: 60%
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Uses a computer and special software to produce detailed drawings and designs.


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