Average Art Director with Design Skills Salary in Canada

C$57,181
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C$2,250
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The average salary for an Art Director with Design skills in Canada is C$57,181.
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C$41k
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C$84k
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MEDIAN C$57,181
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C$41k - C$84k
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C$0 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$41k - C$91k

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Job Description for Art Director

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Art Director

C$40k

Career Paths

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Art Director
Sr. Art Director
Creative Director
Senior Graphic Designer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Art Director

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Branding.

Pay by Experience Level for Art Director

An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,912 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,010 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,265 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$81,951.
Employees with Art Director in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (11.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (11.0% less), Montréal, Québec (7.9% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 177 survey responses.
Early Career
30.5%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
36.7%
Late Career
10.7%

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