A Creative Director in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $92,125 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Communications, Copywriting, and User Interface Design. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$67,431 - $148,994
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MEDIAN: $92,125
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$67,431 - $148,994  
   
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$67,571 - $170,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

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

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 29%

Marketing Management
up arrow 18%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 18%

Copywriting
up arrow 15%

User Interface Design
up arrow 14%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$93,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 14%

Team Leadership
up arrow 14%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 14%

Branding
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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