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Average Architects’ Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Architects.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2151.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: architect, industrial and commercial buildings architect and residential architect.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $37.10 per hour and the lowest average wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $15.75 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $65,000 – $75,000.
Employment prospects for architects are good in Canada. The government forecasts that the number of job seekers will be insufficient to fill job vacancies for the near future. Job vacancies in this profession will result mainly from retirements.
Average Hourly Wages for Architects in Canada
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|Calgary / Banff / Jasper / Rocky Mountain House – Alberta||20.69||34.89||53.89||2011|
|Edmonton – Alberta||25.60||37.10||48.10||2010|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||21.63||30.19||40.87||2011|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||20.00||31.30||44.10||2010|
|Fredericton – New Brunswick||–||-||-||-|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||23.85||30.00||36.00||2010|
|Toronto – Ontario||20.00||28.06||41.14||2010|
|Ottawa – Ontario||20.13||28.93||42.93||2010|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||20.13||28.93||42.93||2010|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie / Guelph – Ontario||20.13||28.93||42.93||2010|
|Prince Edward Island||10.40||15.75||20.95||2009|
|Montreal – Quebec||-||-||–||-|
|Saskatoon and Rural West – Saskatchewan||9.50||-||-||2010|
The 2013 full-time average hourly wage rate for natural and applied sciences and related occupations, which includes architects, is $34.03. The 2013 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1250, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment unit of $65,000.