The average salary for an Art Teacher is C$40,318 per year.

C$25,002 - C$78,545
C$25K
C$41K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$41,445
10%
50%
90%
C$12.04 - C$39.87
C$12
C$20
C$40
MEDIAN: C$19.85
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$25,002 - C$78,545
Bonus C$1,000
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$25,469 - C$80,579
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$12.04 - C$39.87
Overtime C$36.25
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$1,000
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$25,469 - C$80,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Art Teacher

An art teacher works in a school environment, and the ages of students taught can vary from pre-school up to adults. A bachelor’s degree or higher in the arts is often required for this position, and extensive knowledge of art history and techniques is also necessary to teach a variety of topics to students. A portfolio may need to be shown to demonstrate personal ability, and a teaching certification must also be earned.

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Art Teacher Tasks

  • Instruct students on technique and use of a variety of art equipment such as oils, watercolors, brushes, pens, pencils, canvases and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures on subjects such as acting, art, and music.
  • Plan lessons that challenge and interest students, meet state learning requirements, and inspire further learning.

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Pay by Experience Level for Art Teacher

Pay by Experience for an Art Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Art Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 8 salaries. An Art Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,411

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

Art Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Art Teacher?

Art Teacher in Kitchener:
"Inspiring."
Pros: I like the freedom, the students, the opportunity to see others inspired. I like being able to take initiative.
Cons: There is indecisive leadership and not enough employee appreciation.

Key Stats for Art Teacher

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

▲101%

▲31%

▲1%

National Average
C$41,000

▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 50%