The average salary for a Creative Director in Atlanta, Georgia is $97,875 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe InDesign, Marketing Communications, Design, Branding, and Team Leadership.

$54,800 - $150,385
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$55K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,875
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$54,800 - $150,385  
   
Bonus
$507 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$56,750  
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$42,169 - $176,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

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

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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries



National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

Entry-Level
up arrow 49%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 39%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 21%

Design
up arrow 12%

Branding
up arrow 10%

Team Leadership
up arrow 10%

Advertising
up arrow 10%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$97,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 2%

Copywriting
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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