A Graphic Designer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$48,260 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Branding. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$36,596 - C$67,237
C$37K
C$48K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$48,260
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50%
90%

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C$15.17 - C$30.94
C$15
C$23
C$31
MEDIAN: C$22.73
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$36,596 - C$67,237  
   
Bonus
C$800  
Total Pay (?
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C$35,019 - C$65,113  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$15.17 - C$30.94  
   
Overtime
C$33.68  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Bonus
C$800  
   
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$35,019 - C$65,113  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

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

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲10%

Late-Career
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
C$48,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲11%

▲10%

Illustration
▲8%



HTML
▲7%

Adobe After Effects
▲7%



Dreamweaver
▲4%


Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
C$48,000

▼1%

▼3%

Product Photography
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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