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 $35.92 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $24.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will be larger than job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Retirements will be the main source of job openings in this occupation.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Industrial Designers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 31.50 35.92 49.01 2019
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 31.50 35.92 49.01 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 30.01 58.77 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 18.00 26.44 43.59 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(3) 17.25 28.00 44.10 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia(3) 17.25 28.00 44.10 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.42 28.21 45.19 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 19.23 31.25 46.15 2018
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 19.23 31.25 46.15 2018
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 19.23 31.25 46.15 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 17.25 28.00 44.10 2018
Montreal – Quebec 15.50 24.00 44.10 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(3) 17.25 28.00 44.10 2018

Methodology*

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 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences, which includes industrial designers, is $33.65. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,250, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $65,000.

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