Average Design Architect Salary in Canada

C$62,402
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,000
Bonus
C$35,000
Commission
C$1,750
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The average salary for a Design Architect in Canada is C$62,402.
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C$43k
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Salary
C$43k - C$100k
Bonus
C$10 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$99 - C$15k
Commission
C$0 - C$35k
Total Pay
C$41k - C$105k

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Job Description for Design Architect

Design Architect Tasks
  • Assist team in developing and implementing design concepts for both interior and building projects.
  • Mentor younger staff to develop their design skills.
  • Work with clients in the pre-design phase to generate designs.

Popular Employer Salaries for Design Architect

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Design Architect. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Design Architect
Architectural Technologist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Design Architect

Skills in Design and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

An entry-level Design Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$48,761 based on 57 salaries. An early career Design Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,162 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,747 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,465 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$83,941.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 16.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (11.3% more) and Calgary, Alberta (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (11.1% less), Ottawa, Ontario (8.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 591 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
28.4%
Mid Career
32.0%
Experienced
24.4%
Late Career
5.6%