An Entry-Level Art Director earns an average salary of C$48,643 per year.

C$36,697 - C$75,153
C$37K
C$49K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$48,643
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50%
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C$13.09 - C$99.33
C$13
C$23
C$99
MEDIAN: C$22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$36,697 - C$75,153  
   
Bonus
C$50.68 - C$9,863  
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$36,320 - C$79,804  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$34C$68C$102
Hourly Rate
C$13.09 - C$99.33  
   
Overtime
C$29.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$70KC$140KC$210K
Bonus
C$50.68 - C$9,863  
   
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$36,320 - C$79,804  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,638

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Art Director Advice

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries


Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
C$49,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 1%

User Interface Design
up arrow 1%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Branding
up arrow 6%

Graphic Design
up arrow 7%

Illustration
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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