Average Senior Graphic Designer Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Senior Graphic Designer in Canada is C$55,192.
MEDIAN C$55,192
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C$43k - C$72k
C$488 - C$9k
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C$497 - C$10k
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C$41k - C$78k

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Job Description for Senior Graphic Designer

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.

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Career Paths

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Senior Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Creative Director
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Senior Graphic Designer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Branding, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

An early career Senior Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,923 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Senior Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,903 based on 292 salaries. An experienced Senior Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,089 based on 406 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,245.
Employees with Senior Graphic Designer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.9% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.8% less), Montréal, Québec (2.6% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.9% less).

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