Creative Earners Survey 2021/2022
With the intention to promote transparency in salaries, the 2021/2022 Creative Earners Salary Survey branding by the in-house design team at Deloitte is themed 'creatives revealed'. Click here to read more about the 2021/2022 branding.
Creatives from across Canada are invited to share their information, giving us a financial picture of where graphic designers and related professionals were working in 2021 and what they were being paid.
We hope all Canadian designers and related professionals will participate to help us get a more up-to-date picture of our industry and how the global pandemic has impacted our community.

Fill out the survey here

Currently available in English (French will be available the week of March 28). 

Uncover your value and complete the Creative Earners Survey by Monday, June 6 to ensure you get paid what you’re worth.


Survey overview

First section – required

(approx. 4 minutes)


Second section – optional

Owner of a Business with Employees

Solo Business Owner / Full-time Freelancer

Employee within an Organization / In-House Designer 

Employee within a Creative Agency

Design Educator

(approx. 5 minutes/section)


Final section – optional

Professional Development 

(approx. 5 minutes)


Answer the optional section for a chance to win prizes including $500 to be utilized towards RGD Membership or events, GDC Membership worth $200, Pricing Creativity Action Pack Plus package worth $400 and a collection of various resources curated for your professional growth. 



Branding: Deloitte.

Organizers: RGDGDC

Partners: and Moveable



A special thank you to the Members of the Creative Earners Sub-Committee who took the time to plan and develop the 2021/2022 Survey.

  • Esther Sunghee Byun RGD, Founder & Senior Designer at ESTHER SUNGHEE
  • Jack Henry Prov. RGD, Head of Design & Graphic Designer at OmniWorx Inc.
  • Marc Lauriault RGD, Founder/Design Director at Design Marc & Marketing Design Instructor at Seneca College


Click below for past information and results.


2018/2019 Creative Earners Survey


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