Average Mechanical Designer Salary in Canada

C$57,877
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,464
Bonus
C$1,700
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The average salary for a Mechanical Designer in Canada is C$57,877.
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CA$43k
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CA$58k
90%
CA$76k
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C$43k - C$76k
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C$197 - C$5k
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What Do Mechanical Designers Do?

Mechanical Designer Tasks
  • Establish testing procedures, investigatory studies and engineering design calculations.
  • Design portions of projects of above average complexity.
  • Produce designs and performs calculations as a member of a project team.
  • Gather and prepare data for reports and studies.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Designer

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Designer are from the companies Price, Weldco-beales and WSP Global Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at SNC-Lavalin Inc. where the average pay is C$66,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include WSP Global Inc. and Weldco-beales, earning around C$61,000 and C$59,462, respectively. MDS Aero Support pays the lowest at around C$42,729. C & D Zodiac, Inc. and Morrison Hershfield Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$52,337 and C$53,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Designers?

Skills in Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Designers?

An entry-level Mechanical Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$50,346 based on 59 salaries. An early career Mechanical Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,854 based on 609 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,359 based on 270 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,871 based on 190 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$72,522.
Employees with Mechanical Designer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (10.1% more) and Windsor, Ontario (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.1% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,223 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
49.8%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
15.5%
Late Career
7.8%