Entry-Level Art Director Salary

An Entry-Level Art Director earns an average salary of C$48,948 per year.

C$37,486 - C$67,499
(Median)
C$37K
C$49K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$48,947
10%
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C$14.68 - C$68.51
(Median)
C$15
C$21
C$69
MEDIAN: C$20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$37,486 - C$67,499  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,696  
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$36,549 - C$71,733  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$23C$46C$69
Hourly Rate
C$14.68 - C$68.51  
   
Hourly Tips
C$3.57  
Overtime
C$26.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$36,549 - C$71,733  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,970

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Art Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Art Director in Ottawa:
"Let Go Of Ego."
You are there for guidance and support. Provide people under your care with the support they need and allow them to find their own solutions. Be a positive, proactive leader. Allow people to make mistakes. Nothing is below you. Roll up your sleeves and get dirty. Show your people that you are invested in them and the work. Foster a collaborative atmosphere. Be able to say "I don't know" and never forget to say "please" and "thank you." It goes a LONG way.

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Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
C$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 1%

Web Design
up arrow 1%

User Interface Design
up arrow 1%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Branding
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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