Average Technical Designer, Apparel Salary in Canada

C$40,327
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C$750
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The average salary for a Technical Designer, Apparel in Canada is C$40,327.
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C$31k
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C$56k
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MEDIAN C$40,327
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Salary
C$31k - C$56k
Bonus
C$153 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$31k - C$60k

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Job Description for Technical Designer, Apparel

Technical Designer, Apparel Tasks
  • Develop and manage the technical specification packages for apparel prototypes.
  • Evaluate garment for quality, lead fit sessions, and make recommendations for pattern improvements.
  • Assist and consult with factory pattern makers to develop new blocks.
  • Maintain documentation of all relevant data for production.

Career Paths

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Technical Designer, Apparel
Fabric and Apparel Patternmaker
Assistant Fashion Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Technical Designer, Apparel

Skills in Technical Garment Knowledge, Technical Specification, Patternmaking and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Designer, Apparel

An early career Technical Designer, Apparel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$36,844 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Technical Designer, Apparel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,128 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Technical Designer, Apparel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,349 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$51,420.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Technical Designer, Apparel in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (4.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Early Career
48.2%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
8.4%

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