Average pay for an Experienced Associate Director of Creative Services is considerable, rounding six figures at $103K per year. Total cash compensation for Experienced Associate Directors of Creative Services runs from $69K to $155K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. There are more male Experienced Associate Directors of Creative Services than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,862 - $148,736
MEDIAN: $103,221

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$67,862 - $148,736  
$710 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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).
$69,488 - $154,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $105,760

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For those looking to make money, Experienced Associate Directors of Creative Services in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Experienced Associate Directors of Creative Services will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and Los Angeles (+7 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Associate Director of Creative Services' salary, with New Orleans Experienced Associate Directors of Creative Services earning salaries that are 32 percent less than the national average. Minneapolis and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Associate Director, Creative Services Salaries

Team Leadership
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Client Interaction
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Creative Direction
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Graphic Design

National Average

Adobe Photoshop
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Web Design
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Strategic Marketing
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Project Management
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Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe InDesign
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


38 %
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%