The average pay for a Creative Director is C$73,291 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Copywriting, User Experience (UX) Design, and Strategy. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$48,639 - C$124,970
C$49K
C$74K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$73,712
10%
50%
90%
C$11.06 - C$62.50
C$11
C$26
C$63
MEDIAN: C$25.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$131K
Salary C$48,639 - C$124,970
Bonus C$1,949 - C$19,820
Profit Sharing C$9,826
Commission C$10,174
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$44,754 - C$131,346
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data C$0C$160
Hourly Rate C$11.06 - C$62.50
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$131K
Bonus C$1,949 - C$19,820
Commission C$10,174
Profit Sharing C$9,826
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$44,754 - C$131,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 131 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$98,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$74,699

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Creative Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Creative Director?

Creative Director in Toronto:
"Creative expression"
Pros: The people and the work.
Cons: Sometimes the sheer amount of work can cause undue stress.

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲31%

▲12%

National Average
C$75,000

▼3%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Copywriting
▲17%

User Experience (UX) Design
▲13%

Strategy
▲12%

Design
▼0%

National Average
C$75,000


▼3%

▼6%



Adobe Illustrator
▼14%

Adobe Photoshop
▼20%

Video Editing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 23%
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