The average salary for an Art Director with Adobe Photoshop skills in Canada is C$58,925.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Design, Adobe Illustrator, Branding and Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Art Director
An entry-level Art Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,124 based on 13 salaries. An early career Art Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,065 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Art Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,757 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Art Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$63,024 based on 89 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$69,879.
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Employees with Art Director in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (10.3% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (26.3% less), Montréal, Québec (14.3% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (2.7% less).
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