Creative Director in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average salary for a Creative Director in Atlanta, Georgia is $92,829 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Adobe InDesign is associated with high pay for this job.

$52,370 - $163,406
$52K
$93K
$160K
MEDIAN: $92,829
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$52,370 - $163,406  
   
Bonus
$507 - $29,590  
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).
)
$50,000 - $183,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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%

Creative Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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 $49,000 based on 15 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 $78,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 21 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 $106,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
28%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲25%

▲13%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
▼16%

Entry-Level
▼47%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Adobe InDesign
▲13%

Design
▲10%

▲9%

Advertising
▲9%


Project Management
▲7%

User Interface Design
▲7%

Graphic Design
▲4%

Adobe Illustrator
▲4%

Adobe Photoshop
▲1%

Web Design
▲1%

National Average
$94,000

Marketing Communications
▼4%

Copywriting
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 19%