RGD Launches 2014 National Salary Survey of CreativeEarners
Calling all Canadian creatives! Spend 10 minutes and help build an economic profile of your creative industry. 

English and French versions of the National Survey of CreativeEarners, produced by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and Creative Niche, went live this week at creativeearners.caProviding insights into Canada's communications sector, CreativeEarners tabulates how creative communicators are being compensated and valued. 

RGD and Creative Niche invite individuals from across the country working in a wide variety of professions to contribute to this important national industry resource. The greater the sample size, the more accurate and valuable the data!

And, by participating, you are entered into draws for $3,000 in prizes, including 15 $100 Umbra gift cards to be used online or in the store.

The survey, which closes on June 16, takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, and your information will be kept confidential.



Is the survey right for you? Eligible job titles include, but are not limited to

  • Creative Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Design Manager
  • Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Information Architect
  • Digital Strategist
  • Web Designer
  • Web/Media Analyst
  • Mobile Designer/Developer
  • UX/UI Designer
  • Communications/Marketing Manager
  • Content Editor/Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Brand/Content Strategist
  • Copywriter
  • Production Manager
  • Account Manager/Coordinator
  • Design Educator
  • Media Buyer/Planner
  • Business Development/Sales
  • Office Manager

“The Salary Survey findings reinforce the value of the professionals who help agencies, studios and other organizations tackle new creative challenges and developments now and in the years ahead,” says Creative Niche CEO Mandy Gilbert. “We are excited work with RGD on this important initiative.”

Help spread the word by tweeting photos of your creative workspace using the hashtag #CreativeEarners. Photos will be uploaded to the image gallery at creativeearners.ca and featured at DesignThinkers 2014!

English and French versions of the survey results will be made freely available to all this November, providing an economic snapshot of our sector, allowing users to benchmark salaries and billing rates across job types, sector and region. Click here to download the 2012/2013 CreativeEarners Survey results.


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