Average Creative Director Salary in Canada

C$75,220
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,500
Bonus
C$10,113
Commission
C$3,052
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director in Canada is C$75,220.
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C$49k
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C$126k
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MEDIAN C$75,220
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Salary
C$49k - C$126k
Bonus
C$2k - C$25k
Profit Sharing
C$1k - C$31k
Commission
C$10k - C$20k
Total Pay
C$47k - C$140k

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Job Description for Creative Director

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.

Career Paths

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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Senior Graphic Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Design, People Management, Project Management, Graphic Design and Branding.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,476 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,391 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,748 based on 209 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$88,515.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.3% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (18.1% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 471 survey responses.
Early Career
15.7%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
44.4%
Late Career
20.0%

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