An Art Director with Graphic Design skills earns an average salary of C$56,516 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$41,703 - C$80,716
C$42K
C$59K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$59,309
10%
50%
90%
C$17.34 - C$76.98
C$17
C$26
C$77
MEDIAN: C$26.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$86K
Salary C$41,703 - C$80,716
Bonus C$175 - C$14,000
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$41,309 - C$86,433
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data C$0C$76
Hourly Rate C$17.34 - C$76.98
Overtime C$37.08
Annual Data C$0C$86K
Bonus C$175 - C$14,000
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$41,309 - C$86,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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.

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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$47,000 based on 40 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$59,000 based on 47 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 50 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$74,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$59,859

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Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Art Director Salaries

▲24%

▲5%

National Average
C$60,000

▼1%

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%