Average Mechanical Designer with Computer Aided Design CAD Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $63,019.00/year

The average annual salary of Mechanical Designer is $63,019.00


The starting salary of Mechanical Designer is between $41,693.00 and $49,050.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $80,560.00 and $92,644.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $27.09/hour

The average hourly pay of Mechanical Designer is $27.09.


The starting hourly rate is between $18.00 and $21.60 for Mechanical Designer whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $36.72 and $42.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$328.00 - $6,300.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$205.00 - $5,400.00
  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $63,019.00
  • Hourly Pay : $27.09
  • Weekly Pay : $1,122.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,244.00
  • Monthly Salary : $4,863.00

Mechanical Designer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Mechanical Designer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Mechanical Designer compared to female. Their involvement is 88% while of female is only 12%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Mechanical Designer salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Mechanical Designer working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $53,403.86.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $4,387.80 which would give a total wage of CAD57,791.66.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Mechanical Designer salary would increase again to a total of $66,506.23, adding $8,714.57 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $69,733.46.

And finally, once the Mechanical Designer gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $78,533.57.

Prominent Skills Affecting Mechanical Designer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Mechanical Designer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Mechanical Designer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Mechanical Designer is NX Unigraphics which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 8% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in NX Unigraphics.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Finite Element Analysis (FEA) with 1%. It can be said that Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Mechanical Designer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $54,196.00 whereas the highest earning is $80,034.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $80,034.00 at 27%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 14% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 5% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 8% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 13% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 27% more than the average salary.

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