A person working as a Creative Designer in Trinidad and Tobago typically earns around 7,230 TTD per month. Salaries range from 3,540 TTD (lowest) to 11,300 TTD (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Creative Designer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Creative Designer salaries in Trinidad and Tobago range from 3,540 TTD per month (minimum salary) to 11,300 TTD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,380 TTD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Creative Designer(s) are earning less than 7,380 TTD while the other half are earning more than 7,380 TTD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Creative Designer(s) are earning less than 4,910 TTD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,910 TTD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Creative Designer(s) are earning less than 9,510 TTD while 25% are earning more than 9,510 TTD.
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Creative Designer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
A Creative Designer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 4,200 TTD per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,400 TTD per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 7,450 TTD per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Creative Designer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 9,230 TTD per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 9,890 TTD per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 10,500 TTD per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+29%|
|5 - 10 Years||+38%|
|10 - 15 Years||+24%|
|15 - 20 Years||+7%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Creative Designer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Creative Designer is 5,250 TTD per month.
While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 6,020 TTD per month, 15% more than someone having a High School degree.
A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 8,110 TTD per month, 35% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.
Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 10,200 TTD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.
|Certificate or Diploma||+15%|
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Trinidad and Tobago costs anywhere from 48,800 Trinidad and Tobago Dollar(s) to 147,000 Trinidad and Tobago Dollar(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Creative Designer employees in Trinidad and Tobago earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.
Creative Designer(s) in Trinidad and Tobago are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Trinidad and Tobago for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
A Creative Designer is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
62% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 38% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
The average salary for Creative Designer is 22% less than that of Advertising / Grapic Design / Events. Also, Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Advertising Account Executive||10,900 TTD||+51%|
|Advertising Account Manager||12,600 TTD||+74%|
|Advertising Account Planner||6,430 TTD||-11%|
|Advertising Coordinator||7,730 TTD||+7%|
|Advertising Manager||15,900 TTD||+120%|
|Advertising Operations Manager||16,500 TTD||+130%|
|Advertising Strategic Planner||11,000 TTD||+52%|
|Advertising Team Leader||9,230 TTD||+28%|
|Art Director||10,400 TTD||+44%|
|Assistant Art Director||7,540 TTD||+4%|
|Audiosual Technician||5,990 TTD||-17%|
|Broadcast Administrator||11,000 TTD||+52%|
|Catering Sales||6,640 TTD||-8%|
|Catering Trainer||7,860 TTD||+9%|
|Commercial and Industrial Designer||6,180 TTD||-15%|
|Conference Organiser||7,410 TTD||+2%|
|Content and Media Production Lead||11,800 TTD||+63%|
|Creative Designer||7,230 TTD||=|
|Creative Director||9,710 TTD||+34%|
|Desktop Publisher||4,990 TTD||-31%|
|Director of Graphic Design||9,450 TTD||+31%|
|Events and Promotions Manager||16,500 TTD||+130%|
|Exhibit Display Coordinator||7,940 TTD||+10%|
|Exhibit Display Manager||9,760 TTD||+35%|
|Graphic Artist||6,450 TTD||-11%|
|Graphic Designer||6,150 TTD||-15%|
|Graphics Design Supervisor||8,870 TTD||+23%|
|Imagery Analyst||5,630 TTD||-22%|
|Imaging Technologist||5,740 TTD||-21%|
|Interaction Designer||5,010 TTD||-31%|
|Media Planner||8,210 TTD||+14%|
|Media Production Coordinator||7,280 TTD||+1%|
|Media Production Manager||13,400 TTD||+85%|
|Media Project Manager||13,300 TTD||+84%|
|Media Relations Representative||11,600 TTD||+60%|
|Media Sales Executive||13,300 TTD||+84%|
|Multimedia Specialist||5,740 TTD||-21%|
|PPC Campaign Manager||10,700 TTD||+48%|
|Print Production Manager||11,300 TTD||+56%|
|Product and Brand Manager||15,000 TTD||+110%|
|Sales Promotion Manager||15,700 TTD||+120%|
|Sketch Artist||6,780 TTD||-6%|
|Social Media Executive||13,400 TTD||+85%|
|Technical Typist||4,360 TTD||-40%|
|User Experience UX Designer||6,650 TTD||-8%|
|UX Designer||6,240 TTD||-14%|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Trinidad and Tobago earn 14% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.