Creative Director with Adobe After Effects Skills Salary

The majority of Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills — a little more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $136K per year, and the median is $74K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills (80 percent) who took the survey are men. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,345 - $126,596
$41K
$74K
$130K
MEDIAN: $74,375
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$13.85 - $102.13
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$100
MEDIAN: $20.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,345 - $126,596  
   
Bonus
$1,946 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Commission
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$39,860 - $136,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $102.13  
   
Overtime
$31.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,946 - $23,489  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$39,860 - $136,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 $54,000 based on 65 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 $72,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 103 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 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

▲23%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 19%
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