CAD Schools in Iowa

Iowa, which has a Humid Continental climate, offers many possibilities for students seeking to advanced knowledge in almost any field of study. CAD schools in Iowa can provide students with the learning and abilities they need to succeed as a computer aided designer. There are 8 cad colleges in Iowa from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 59 students were reported to have graduated from cad programs in Iowa in the 2008-2009 school year.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Cad Schools in Ankeny Des Moines Area Community College
2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA, 50023
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Cad Schools in Cedar Rapids Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52406
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Cad Schools in Clive ITT Technical Institute
1860 NW 118th St Ste 110
Clive, IA, 50325
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Cad Schools in Council Bluffs Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Cad Schools in Creston Southwestern Community College
1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA, 50801
  • Certification in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD / CADD
  • Associates in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD / CADD
Cad Schools in Davenport Eastern Iowa Community College District
306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA, 52801
  • Certification in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD
Cad Schools in Des Moines Vatterott College
7000 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA, 50321
  • Associates in CAD / CADD Drafting and / or Design Technology / Technician
Cad Schools in Waterloo Hawkeye Community College
1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA, 50701
  • Associates in Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD / CADD

CAD Salaries in Iowa

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Ankeny $31,015.00 $35,607.50 $44,985.00 $52,432.50 $59,860.00 $44,942.50
Cedar Rapids $27,830.00 $33,000.00 $40,886.67 $54,840.00 $66,023.33 $43,560.00
Clive $31,015.00 $35,607.50 $44,985.00 $52,432.50 $59,860.00 $44,942.50
Council Bluffs $28,757.50 $33,240.00 $39,867.50 $52,267.50 $63,070.00 $43,192.50
Creston $30,070.00 $36,640.00 $44,285.00 $56,825.00 $73,910.00 $47,890.00
Davenport $30,737.50 $37,972.50 $45,342.50 $55,265.00 $65,405.00 $47,332.50
Des Moines $31,015.00 $35,607.50 $44,985.00 $52,432.50 $59,860.00 $44,942.50
Waterloo $22,050.00 $31,980.00 $39,155.00 $48,115.00 $57,030.00 $39,625.00

CAD Jobs in Iowa

CAD Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Electronic Drafter
  • Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Assemble documentation packages and produce drawing sets which are checked by an engineer or an architect.
  • Compare logic element configuration on display screen with engineering schematics and calculate figures to convert, redesign, and modify element.
  • Confer with engineering staff and other personnel to resolve problems.
Mechanical Drafter
  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
  • Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Supervise and train other drafters, technologists, and technicians.
  • Design scale or full-size blueprints of specialty items such as furniture and automobile body or chassis components.
  • Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.
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