C$58,562
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$4,200

Profit Sharing

C$1,500

The average salary for an Art Director with Design skills is C$58,449 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$40,141 - C$84,670
C$40K
C$59K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$58,562
10%
50%
90%
C$15.32 - C$91.23
C$15
C$49
C$91
MEDIAN: C$49.13
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$40,141 - C$84,670
Bonus C$1,009 - C$14,453
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$40,164 - C$97,053
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data C$0C$91
Hourly Rate C$15.32 - C$91.23
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$1,009 - C$14,453
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$40,164 - C$97,053
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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$51,000 based on 36 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$65,000 based on 37 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$68,000 based on 45 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$86,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

2%

-6%

-12%

-16%

National Average: C$60,122

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲43%

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
C$60,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%