An Entry-Level Art Director earns an average salary of C$49,774 per year. A skill in Illustration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,706 - C$74,317
C$36K
C$50K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$49,635
10%
50%
90%
C$11.48 - C$97.87
C$11
C$20
C$98
MEDIAN: C$20.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$35,706 - C$74,317
Bonus C$49.66 - C$9,787
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$34,601 - C$77,457
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data C$0C$97
Hourly Rate C$11.48 - C$97.87
Overtime C$28.50
Annual Data C$0C$77K
Bonus C$49.66 - C$9,787
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$34,601 - C$77,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Art Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,076

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

Art Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Art Director in Vancouver:
"Trends."
Stay on top of what is innovative and the latest trends.

Art Director in Ottawa:
"Let Go Of Ego."
You are there for guidance and support. Provide people under your care with the support they need and allow them to find their own solutions. Be a positive, proactive leader. Allow people to make mistakes. Nothing is below you. Roll up your sleeves and get dirty. Show your people that you are invested in them and the work. Foster a collaborative atmosphere. Be able to say "I don't know" and never forget to say "please" and "thank you." It goes a LONG way.

Key Stats for Art Director

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Art Director Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

▲4%





▼0%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%