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Average Web Designers and Developer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Web Designers and Developers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2175.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: web designer, web developer, webmaster and internet site developer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $38.46 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Nova Scotia at $22.05 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future, after a recent surplus of workers. The number of computer science school leavers will continue to be high and immigration will also provide a strong source of job seekers.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Web Designers and Developers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||24.04||38.46||49.01||2015|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||24.40||38.46||49.73||2015|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||15.38||24.99||39.11||2014|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||16.50||29.75||39.56||2014|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||10.65||23.03||31.55||2011|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||15.00||22.05||38.46||2014|
|Toronto – Ontario||15.00||28.21||43.96||2014|
|Ottawa – Ontario||19.54||28.25||39.33||2014|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)||15.00||28.00||43.96||2014|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||15.00||23.32||41.14||2014|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||13.00||22.00||34.62||2014|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan*(1)||26.15||34.70||39.17||2013|
The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes web designers and developers, is $38.46. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,500, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $78,000.
There are over 25,000 web designers and developers working in Canada.
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.