Industrial Designers Salary Canada

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Average Industrial Designer’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Industrial Designers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2252.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: industrial designer, furniture designer and fixture designer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $40.03 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $23.96 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $80,000.

Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Industrial Designers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1)40.302015
Edmonton – Alberta*(1)40.302015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia16.9331.2258.08 2014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 17.66 23.9632.68 2011
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia
Toronto – Ontario15.3426.0040.002014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario15.3426.0040.002014
Ottawa – Ontario(1)15.3426.0040.002014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario15.3426.0040.002014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec17.0024.0438.462014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Consulting with client, engineers or production specialists to establish product requirements
›› Preparing design concepts, sketches or models for approval
›› Preparing manufacturing drawings, specifications and guidelines for production
›› Constructing prototype of design
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences, which includes industrial designers, is $28.00. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,080, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $56,000.

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