The average pay for a Graphic Designer is C$41,744 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$31,584 - C$56,110
C$32K
C$42K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$41,787
10%
50%
90%
C$13.85 - C$31.19
C$14
C$18
C$31
MEDIAN: C$18.32
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$31,584 - C$56,110
Bonus C$401.34 - C$4,164
Profit Sharing C$0.93 - C$3,915
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$30,300 - C$59,652
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,498
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$13.85 - C$31.19
Hourly Tips C$0.39
Overtime C$15.10 - C$37.52
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$401.34 - C$4,164
Profit Sharing C$0.93 - C$3,915
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$30,300 - C$59,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 914

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 1,341 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic 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$44,000 based on 803 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 482 salaries. A Graphic 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$50,000 based on 98 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,028

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Graphic Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graphic Designer?

Graphic Designer in ile de montreal:
"Work freedom."
Pros: I get freedom and sometimes I am allowed to print.
Cons: No flexibility, industry, management, office conditions.

Graphic Designer in Toronto:
"Soothing."
Pros: Good people, relaxed environment, flexible, appreciative, awarding.
Cons: Little pay, long commute.

Graphic Designer in Toronto:
"Exciting."
Pros: Flexibility. Excitement. Art. Changes.
Cons: Uncertainty. Clients. Payment. Attitude.

Graphic Designer in Montréal:
"Corpora culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stres."
Pros: Work flexibility.
Cons: Salary.

Graphic Designer in Richmond:
"The pay sucks."
Pros: The type of work sounds like a lot of fun for other people,
Cons: But it usually isn't for you. Also, there are not much development opportunities for your career.

Graphic Designer in Mississauga:
"Pretty Cool."
Pros: Job is cool.
Cons: Needs better pay.

Graphic Designer in Toronto:
"Creative environment, great office conditions."
Pros: Surrounded by talented people, beautiful and modern facilities, open concept office, access to high end technology, located by the waterfront.
Cons: Not much choice of food in the immediate area.

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 414 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
C$41,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

▲1%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

Branding
▼0%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼0%

Web Design
▼0%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

Product Photography
▼0%

National Average
C$41,000





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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 414 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 37%
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