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Graphic Designer Salary

The average pay for a Graphic Designer is C$40,940 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$30,772 - C$55,175
(Median)
C$31K
C$41K
C$55K
MEDIAN: C$40,939
10%
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90%

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C$12.71 - C$30.04
(Median)
C$13
C$18
C$30
MEDIAN: C$17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$30,772 - C$55,175  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,097  
Profit Sharing
C$102.13 - C$4,470  
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$29,596 - C$57,269  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,868
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$12.71 - C$30.04  
   
Overtime
C$11.49 - C$44.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$3,097  
   
Profit Sharing
C$102.13 - C$4,470  
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$29,596 - C$57,269  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,004

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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

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$40,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Web Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 1%

Corel Draw
up arrow 1%

Powerpoint
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
0%

Branding
0%

Dreamweaver
0%

National Average
C$40,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Illustration
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 533 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 31%