Creative Director, Advertising Salary

The average pay for a Creative Director, Advertising is $89,525 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$43,015 - $172,022
$43K
$90K
$170K
MEDIAN: $89,525
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$43,015 - $172,022  
   
Bonus
$959 - $51,521  
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$41,480 - $176,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Creative Director, Advertising

Creative directors for advertising hold a management position that is frequently found at advertising agencies and other organizations that conduct significant advertising operations. They are responsible for leading a team of advertisers in the delivery of creative products and services for their clients. Creative directors collaborate with their organization's graphic design and copywriting staff to ensure the advertising products created for clients meet those clients' needs and the expectations of the managers in their organization. These directors must collaborate with executives and the heads of other departments, as well as important clients.

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Creative Director, Advertising Tasks

  • Oversee the operation of the creative department and ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
  • Present clients with proposals for advertising campaigns and ensure the final product meets the client's expectations.
  • Work with account managers to identify client's advertising needs.
  • Coordinate and manage the work of artists, copy writers, and editors, and direct campaign planning and execution.

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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director, Advertising

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Creative Director, Advertising

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Creative Director, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Creative Director, Advertising Salaries

Copywriting
▲6%

National Average
$90,000

Advertising
▼3%


Marketing Communications
▼22%

Web Design
▼27%

Adobe Photoshop
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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