Web Designers and Developers Salary Canada

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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 Calgary, Alberta at $34.13 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages earned are $24.04 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.

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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 21.54 34.13 62.50 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 19.23 28.53 48.20 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 16.00 27.06 37.02 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 15.00 25.00 36.06 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 14.25 24.04 38.19 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 11.55 24.04 50.94 2018
Toronto – Ontario 20.00 33.65 50.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 20.00 33.65 50.48 2018
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1) 20.00 33.65 50.48 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.00 28.85 38.00 2018
Prince Edward Island 14.25 24.04 38.19 2018
Montreal – Quebec 16.29 28.00 45.67 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan*(1) 26.72 36.70 2016

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Designing the appearance, layout and flow of a website
›› Creating content for a website using graphics, databases and other software
›› Modifying and testing websites
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes web designers and developers, is $43.86. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,634, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $85,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 35,000 web designers and developers working in Canada.

Visa

Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation to apply for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.

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