The average hourly pay for a Graphic Artist in Canada is C$19.92.
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Job Description for Graphic Artist
A graphic artist designs visual presentations of a wide variety, including advertisements, brochures, screen-printed tees, logos, signs, product illustrations, websites and more. A graphic artist works alone or with a group of illustrators, photographers and writers to meet the design demands of clients from all fields. The artist determines the size and arrangement of visual elements to facilitate communication between the client and a target audience. As graphic design is considered a young a…Read more
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Skills in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Illustration, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist
An early career Graphic Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.68 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.81 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.99 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$25.
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Employees with Graphic Artist in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Victoria, British Columbia (7.7% more) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (16.9% less), Mississauga, Ontario (11.5% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.6% less).
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