The average pay for a Graphic Designer is C$41,429 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$32,026 - C$56,220
(Median)
C$32K
C$41K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$41,429
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90%

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C$13.54 - C$30.36
(Median)
C$14
C$18
C$30
MEDIAN: C$18.00
10%
50%
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$32,026 - C$56,220  
   
Bonus
C$393.05 - C$5,124  
Profit Sharing
C$0.93 - C$4,530  
Commission
C$400.00  
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$30,227 - C$58,667  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,456
National Hourly Rate 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$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.54 - C$30.36  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.39  
Overtime
C$16.00 - C$40.24  
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$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$393.05 - C$5,124  
   
Commission
C$400.00  
Profit Sharing
C$0.93 - C$4,530  
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).
)
C$30,227 - C$58,667  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 884
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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$40,770

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Graphic Designer Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries




National Average
C$41,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 1%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
0%

Graphic Design
0%

Branding
0%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
0%

Web Design
0%

Illustration
0%

HTML
0%

Dreamweaver
0%

National Average
C$41,000

Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Product Photography
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 340 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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