Average Architectural Technician Salary in Canada

C$44,520
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$590
Bonus
C$950
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The average salary for an Architectural Technician in Canada is C$44,520.
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C$33k
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C$45k
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C$60k
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MEDIAN C$44,520
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Salary
C$33k - C$60k
Bonus
C$51 - C$4k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$950
Total Pay
C$33k - C$59k

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Job Description for Architectural Technician

Architectural Technician Tasks
  • Use drawing software to turn designs into construction plans and drawings.
  • Assist with production planning and scheduling.
  • Develop presentations of designs using computer-aided design (CAD) or other software.
  • Assess details such as interior elevations and ADA compliance while doing architectural drafting.

Career Paths

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Architectural Technician
Project Manager, Interior Design
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Architectural Technician

Skills in Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Computer Aided Design (CAD), Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Technician

An entry-level Architectural Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,871 based on 56 salaries. An early career Architectural Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,657 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,576 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Architectural Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,489 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$68,000.
Employees with Architectural Technician in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (10.7% less), Ottawa, Ontario (10.2% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 250 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.4%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
5.2%