Creative Director in Austin, Texas Salary

A Creative Director in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $70,000 per year. A skill in Strategic Marketing is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$41,718 - $128,205
$42K
$74K
$130K
MEDIAN: $74,463
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$14.28 - $72.50
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Salary
$41,718 - $128,205  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Commission
$6,000  
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$40,722 - $145,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$21.79  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$10,000  
   
Commission
$6,000  
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).
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$40,722 - $145,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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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 $50,000 based on 18 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 $63,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 19 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 $104,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Experienced
▲58%

Late-Career
▲37%

National Average
$76,000

▼17%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲4%

National Average
$76,000

Copywriting
▼1%

Team Leadership
▼2%

Project Management
▼6%

Design
▼9%

Adobe Photoshop
▼14%

Branding
▼16%

Adobe Illustrator
▼18%

Adobe InDesign
▼18%

Advertising
▼19%

Graphic Design
▼20%

Adobe After Effects
▼24%

Web Design
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 23%
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