An Art Director in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$60,448 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$39,752 - C$85,370
C$40K
C$64K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$63,934
10%
50%
90%
C$15.10 - C$72.26
C$15
C$22
C$72
MEDIAN: C$22.42
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$89K
Salary C$39,752 - C$85,370
Bonus C$199 - C$10,067
Profit Sharing C$1,474
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$38,824 - C$89,915
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
Hourly Data C$0C$72
Hourly Rate C$15.10 - C$72.26
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$89K
Bonus C$199 - C$10,067
Profit Sharing C$1,474
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$38,824 - C$89,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Art Director

Art directors coordinate concept-and-design efforts for promotions which may be in print form, on websites, or in commercials, and they may be involved in consumer promotions, as well. Usually, art directors are more focused on the concept and will delegate work to graphic designers, photographers, and other artists; however, it is still important to be proficient in Photoshop and other design suites in order to lead others' efforts and fill in when necessary.

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Art Director Tasks

  • Create basic layout design and specify material details.
  • Formulate and implement design concepts and presentation approaches, and layout design.
  • Review illustrative material to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
  • Confer with department heads to discuss requirements, present concepts and to coordinate creative activities.

Art Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

Pay by Experience for an Art Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art 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$64,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Art Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 23 salaries. An Art 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$73,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
C$63,000

▼1%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries



National Average
C$63,000

▼2%


▼3%



▼8%

▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%