Creative Director with Adobe After Effects Skills Salary

Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $39K to $142K per year, median earnings come to $75K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,083 - $133,628
$41K
$75K
$130K
MEDIAN: $74,510
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$13.58 - $103.04
$14
$21
$100
MEDIAN: $20.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,083 - $133,628  
   
Bonus
$1,750 - $22,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Commission
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$39,323 - $142,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $103.04  
   
Overtime
$30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,750 - $22,000  
   
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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$39,323 - $142,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $92K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $106K.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲23%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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