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Old 05-02-2006, 09:46 PM   #1
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I am thinking about changing my Major to CAD. I would be getting an AAS in CAD. How much does one with that degree make?
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:50 PM   #2
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check www.salary.com

i'm assuming you want to be a CAD drafter? i'm not sure how much they make, but its not a career i'd choose.
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:56 PM   #3
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I am thinking about changing my Major to CAD. I would be getting an AAS in CAD. How much does one with that degree make?
$50k is not uncommon.
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Old 05-02-2006, 10:00 PM   #4
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I didn't realize CAD was a major. I thought it just referred to the tools some engineers use.
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Old 05-02-2006, 10:04 PM   #5
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That would be so boring.
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Old 05-02-2006, 10:06 PM   #6
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:30 AM   #7
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I didn't realize CAD was a major. I thought it just referred to the tools some engineers use.
That's because it's more of a tech degree (hence the AA). You don't see them in BS form.
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:36 AM   #8
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Yeah, CAD is a tool. If you become an engineer, you use CAD as a means to accomplish your tasks. If you get a technical CAD degree, you just do exactly what engineers tell you all day.

engineering >>> technical CAD degree
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:41 AM   #9
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I'm getting my BS in ME and am going into the design field right out of school. I will be making ~ $56,000/year
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Old 05-03-2006, 04:41 AM   #10
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ya, it just seems like a tool to me as well, rather than an actual concentration of study. CAD aides you in building something. That something is what you want to be doing.
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Old 05-03-2006, 05:13 AM   #11
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CAD is so damn easy to use. Had it mastered in high school...
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