How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Canada?
4,512 CAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Architecture in Canada typically earns around 4,512 CAD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Architecture jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Architectural Designer||4,265 CAD|
|Architectural Drafter||2,750 CAD|
|Architectural Manager||7,778 CAD|
|CAD Drafter||3,786 CAD|
|Drafting Supervisor||3,750 CAD|
|Facilities / Project Manager||8,333 CAD|
|Interior Designer||3,890 CAD|
|Landscape Architect||3,250 CAD|
|Mechanical Drafter||3,917 CAD|
|Senior Architectural Technologist||4,875 CAD|
Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Canada
25% of people earn
50% of people earn
75% of people earn
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Architecture salaries in Canada range between 1,000 CAD per month (minimum salary) to 10,000 CAD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,000 CAD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 4,000 CAD while the other half are earning more than 4,000 CAD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 3,083 CAD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,083 CAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 5,583 CAD while 25% are earning more than 5,583 CAD.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Architecture Salary Trend and Forecast in Canada
How are Architecture salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2015|| = |
|Average Salary 2016|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2017|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture salaries in Canada are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 3% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Architecture Average Hourly Wage in Canada
23 CAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Canada for Architecture is 23 CAD. This means that the average person in Canada earns approximatly 23 CAD for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Salary Comparison of Architecture Jobs in Canada
We compared Canada salaries for Architecture and All Jobs and we found that Architecture salaries are 19% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City