Median pay for Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills is around $73K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,451 - $129,330
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,451 - $129,330  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Commission
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$39,698 - $137,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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
$1,510 - $19,866  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$39,698 - $137,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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.


Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. 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 $71K. On average, Creative Directors with Adobe After Effects skills make $91K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $101K.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%


National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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