The average salary for a Creative Director in San Diego, California is $78,434 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Web Development is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,895 - $133,154
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MEDIAN: $78,433
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Salary
$35,895 - $133,154  
   
Bonus
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$37,506 - $135,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$35.00  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$7,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$37,506 - $135,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries


National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Web Development
up arrow 44%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 4%

Branding
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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