Average Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in Canada

C$43,329
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,536
Bonus
C$983
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Graphic Artist / Designer in Canada is C$43,329.
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C$31k
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C$43k
50%
C$62k
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MEDIAN C$43,329
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Salary
C$31k - C$62k
Bonus
C$148 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$260 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$68k

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Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer

Career Paths

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Graphic Artist / Designer
Graphic Designer
Senior Graphic Designer
Graphic Artist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Graphic Artist / Designer

Skills in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

An entry-level Graphic Artist / Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$34,605 based on 18 salaries. An early career Graphic Artist / Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,982 based on 238 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Artist / Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,874 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,305 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$54,538.
Employees with Graphic Artist / Designer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (12.6% more) and Calgary, Alberta (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (7.7% less), Montréal, Québec (0.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 615 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
38.7%
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
7.6%

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