A Creative Director in Columbus, Ohio earns an average salary of $86,476 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Marketing Communications and Advertising.

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MEDIAN: $86,476
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$58,420 - $155,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 27%

Advertising
up arrow 24%

Branding
0%

National Average
$86,000

Design
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 20%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 29%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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