Graphic Designer Salary (Canada)

A Graphic Designer earns an average salary of C$40,864 per year. A skill in QuarkXPress is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Graphic Designer Total Pay (?
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C$30,292 - C$54,930
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MEDIAN: C$40,864
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Graphic Designer Total Pay (?
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C$12.91 - C$29.90
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MEDIAN: C$17.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$30,292 - C$54,930  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,984  
Profit Sharing
C$99.33 - C$4,894  
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$29,484 - C$56,974  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,041
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$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$12.91 - C$29.90  
   
Overtime
C$1.99 - C$46.34  
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.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,984  
   
Profit Sharing
C$99.33 - C$4,894  
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$29,484 - C$56,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,041
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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$40,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 6%
Adobe After Effects
up arrow 3%
Web Design
up arrow 2%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 2%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Graphic Design
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Branding
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Corel Draw
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
0%
Adobe PDF
0%
National Average
C$40,000
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%
Illustration
up arrow 1%
HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 417 votes.

Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 32%
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