The average salary for an Art Director with Graphic Design skills in Canada is C$58,784.
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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. Some art directors may be in charg…Read more
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Popular Skills for Art Director
Skills in Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Design, Adobe Illustrator and 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$49,875 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,989 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,428 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$73,678.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (16.5% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (7.3% less), Kitchener, Ontario (6.4% less) and London, Ontario (3.0% less).
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