Creative Director in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average salary for a Creative Director in Denver, Colorado is $87,429 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Marketing Communications, User Interface Design, and Web Design.

$51,651 - $135,678
$52K
$87K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,429
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$51,651 - $135,678  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $29,799  
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$43,879 - $149,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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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 $59,000 based on 12 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 $81,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 20 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 $99,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲13%

National Average
$86,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲46%

User Interface Design
▲40%

Web Design
▲20%

Team Leadership
▲10%

Design
▲4%

Web Development
▲4%

National Average
$86,000

Adobe After Effects
▼1%

Strategic Marketing
▼3%


Project Management
▼4%

Branding
▼5%

Advertising
▼7%


Adobe InDesign
▼8%

Graphic Design
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 32%