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 Edmonton, Alberta at $39.39 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $24.52 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
Calgary – Alberta* 23.08 36.54 49.38 2017
Edmonton – Alberta* 26.15 39.39 48.20 2017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 16.00 25.48 50.00 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 16.50 29.75 39.56 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 14.00 24.52 42.06 2016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 12.02 25.48 38.19 2016
Toronto – Ontario 15.00 28.21 43.96 2014
Ottawa – Ontario 19.00 28.57 46.15 2016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1) 19.00 28.41 46.15 2016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 15.00 24.79 42.09 2016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 19.00 29.00 46.7 2016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan*(1) 26.15 34.70 39.17 2013


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 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes web designers and developers, is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 32,000 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.

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