Average Creative Director Salary in Canada

C$77,917
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$6,524
Bonus
C$10,000
Commission
C$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director in Canada is C$77,917.
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CA$49k
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CA$78k
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CA$130k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

Creative Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage creative ideas.
  • Develop and produce promotional spots.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
  • Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.

Job Satisfaction for Creative Director

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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

Skills in Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Graphic Design, Project Management and Branding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$59,545 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,602 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$88,465 based on 215 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,782.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (15.3% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (21.5% less), Edmonton, Alberta (15.0% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 524 survey responses.
Early Career
16.6%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
41.0%
Late Career
21.0%

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