The average salary for a Graphic Artist / Designer is C$40,780 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$30,269 - C$60,849
C$30K
C$42K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$41,723
10%
50%
90%
C$13.65 - C$38.66
C$14
C$20
C$39
MEDIAN: C$19.82
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$65K
Salary C$30,269 - C$60,849
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,758
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$10,850
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$29,901 - C$65,783
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 387
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$13.65 - C$38.66
Hourly Tips C$0.25
Overtime C$6.90 - C$43.41
Annual Data C$0C$65K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,758
Profit Sharing C$101 - C$10,850
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$29,901 - C$65,783
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer

Graphic artists/designers are employed in many different industries in which the need for visually stimulating designs is necessary. They may work at advertising companies or may work in web design, entertainment, and many other fields. Graphic artists/designers are fortunate in that they are free to work with their own creativity and ingenuity in coming up with new ideas and producing visually appealing products.

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Graphic Artist / Designer Tasks

  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and internet websites.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

Common Career Paths for Graphic Artist / Designer


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Popular Skills for Graphic Artist / Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Artist / Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Artist / Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 256 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Artist / Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 112 salaries. A Graphic Artist / Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,652

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Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲22%

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
C$42,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries


National Average
C$42,000

Desktop Publishing
▼1%

Illustration
▼1%

▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼2%

Design
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%



QuarkXPress
▼3%


HTML
▼7%

Flash
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 36%