The average salary for a Senior Graphic Designer is C$54,213 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$41,549 - C$70,526
C$42K
C$54K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$53,965
10%
50%
90%
C$17.55 - C$44.01
C$18
C$26
C$44
MEDIAN: C$25.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$41,549 - C$70,526
Bonus C$505 - C$8,109
Profit Sharing C$190 - C$5,000
Commission C$2,550
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$40,802 - C$73,643
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 811
Hourly Data C$0C$68
Hourly Rate C$17.55 - C$44.01
Hourly Tips C$0.00
Overtime C$10.85 - C$68.49
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$505 - C$8,109
Commission C$2,550
Profit Sharing C$190 - C$5,000
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$40,802 - C$73,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

Job Description for Senior Graphic Designer

Teams that create drawings, backgrounds, lettering, or other original graphics for commercial purposes work in graphic design. A senior graphic designer is often the leader of such teams, and he or she may have one or more junior graphic designers and other support personnel working with him or her. The senior graphic designer typically will be the member of the team who receives the various jobs to be performed and works out the parameters, requirements, and scope of the design. While the designer will normally perform much of this work, he or she will also delegate graphic work to other junior graphic designers on the team, typically suggesting edits to work and giving final approval before their work is submitted.

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Senior Graphic Designer Tasks

  • Design or create artwork to meet specific marketing or promotional needs.
  • May lead team of lower level graphic designers.
  • May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects but is often created by computer technology.

Senior Graphic Designer Pay By Employer

$0$89K

CBRE Group
11 profiles
$60,624

Hasbro Inc
6 profiles
$67,252

Common Career Paths for Senior Graphic Designer


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Popular Skills for Senior Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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$53,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Senior Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 228 salaries. A Senior 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$58,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,287

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

Senior Graphic Designer Reviews

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

Senior Graphic Designer in Kitchener:
"Some good opportunities."
Pros: Kitchener is growing, great startup companies and entrepreneurial atmosphere. Decent cost of living. Not many company HQs outside of the insurance industry.
Cons: Not many design agencies, fewer large companies to allow for more professional growth.

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Key Stats for Senior Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$54,000

▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
C$54,000






▼2%


▼5%

▼6%


▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 21%