Graphic Designer in Calgary Salary

A Graphic Designer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$46,429 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are QuarkXPress, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Adobe After Effects. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$35,998 - C$60,288
(Median)
C$36K
C$46K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$46,429
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C$14.98 - C$32.78
(Median)
C$15
C$21
C$33
MEDIAN: C$20
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Salary
C$35,998 - C$60,288  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,715  
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$33,497 - C$63,069  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.98 - C$32.78  
   
Overtime
C$33.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,715  
   
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$33,497 - C$63,069  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%



National Average
C$46,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 17%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 11%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 11%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 1%

Web Design
0%

National Average
C$46,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Branding
up arrow 2%

Corel Draw
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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