The average salary for a Creative Director is AU$100,290 per year. A skill in Design is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$53,625 - AU$154,641
AU$54K
AU$99K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$98,645
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50%
90%
AU$23.27 - AU$144.26
AU$23
AU$41
AU$140
MEDIAN: AU$40.69
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$156K
Salary AU$53,625 - AU$154,641
Bonus AU$1,957 - AU$20,685
Profit Sharing AU$4,913
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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AU$52,184 - AU$156,988
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 168
Hourly Data AU$0AU$144
Hourly Rate AU$23.27 - AU$144.26
Overtime AU$52.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$156K
Bonus AU$1,957 - AU$20,685
Profit Sharing AU$4,913
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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AU$52,184 - AU$156,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 AU$74,000 based on 36 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 AU$89,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$110,000 based on 100 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 AU$136,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$99,728

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Creative Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Creative Director?

Creative Director in Sydney:
"I have a fun time but still sensible."
Pros: Managing people and doing creative work.
Cons: Poor process management.

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲37%

▲11%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼10%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Design
▲18%

Creative Direction
▲10%

People Management
▲10%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼1%



Copywriting
▼13%

Branding
▼16%

Client Interaction
▼16%

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 87%
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