The average pay for a Creative Director in Toronto, Ontario is C$87,029 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

C$48,721 - C$143,946
C$49K
C$84K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$84,084
10%
50%
90%
C$18.25 - C$118
C$18
C$45
C$120
MEDIAN: C$45.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$154K
Salary C$48,721 - C$143,946
Bonus C$1,968 - C$24,468
Profit Sharing C$10,174
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$50,717 - C$154,183
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 130
Hourly Data C$0C$118
Hourly Rate C$18.25 - C$118
Hourly Tips C$8.00
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$154K
Bonus C$1,968 - C$24,468
Profit Sharing C$10,174
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$50,717 - C$154,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Creative Director

The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the casting of a commercial, developing radio commercials, and helping guide copywriters and graphic designers on a wide variety of projects.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 44 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$115,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲34%

▲3%

National Average
C$86,000

▼14%

▼42%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

National Average
C$86,000


▼3%

▼4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 27%