The average pay for a Graphic Designer is C$41,686 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$32,201 - C$56,483
C$32K
C$42K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$41,686
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50%
90%

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C$13.65 - C$30.74
C$14
C$18
C$31
MEDIAN: C$18.28
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$32,201 - C$56,483  
   
Bonus
C$387.83 - C$5,217  
Profit Sharing
C$0.93 - C$4,562  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$30,269 - C$59,621  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$13.65 - C$30.74  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.39  
Overtime
C$15.51 - C$38.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$387.83 - C$5,217  
   
Profit Sharing
C$0.93 - C$4,562  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$30,269 - C$59,621  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 912

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$40,959

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Graphic Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graphic Designer?

Graphic Designer in Toronto:
"Creative environment, great office conditions."
Pros: Surrounded by talented people, beautiful and modern facilities, open concept office, access to high end technology, located by the waterfront.
Cons: Not much choice of food in the immediate area.

Graphic Designer in Calgary:
"I Love what I do"
Pros: I love what I do. My job keeps me constantly stimulated, I learn new techniques all the time and my projects always change. The thing I really enjoy is having the ability to be creative everyday. My passion has become my full time occupation.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 343 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries




National Average
C$41,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries



Adobe InDesign
0%

Branding
0%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
0%

Web Design
0%

Product Photography
0%

National Average
C$41,000









Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 343 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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