The average salary for an Experienced Creative Director is $98,634 per year.

$54,726 - $165,774
(Median)
$55K
$99K
$170K
MEDIAN: $98,634
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$17.08 - $122.23
(Median)
$17
$36
$120
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,726 - $165,774  
   
Bonus
$1,983 - $25,747  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $48,936  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$53,476 - $176,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.08 - $122.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05  
Overtime
$25.45 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,983 - $25,747  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $48,936  
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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$53,476 - $176,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries


Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

Advertising
0%

National Average
$101,000

Branding
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%



Marketing Management
up arrow 12%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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