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Average Canadian Architects’ Salary — Architects’ Wages 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.
The pay information below has been split into rough bands as follows:
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.
The largest sector of employment for architects is professional, scientific and technical services. The average weekly earnings for the professional, scientific and technical services sector as a whole were $1237.65 in 2012, an increase of 0.3% on the previous year. Assuming an average working week of 36 hours, hourly average earnings in the sector for 2012 were $34.38.
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|
* 5th percentile, median, 95th percentile bands used.