Creative Manager, Advertising Salary

A Creative Manager, Advertising earns an average salary of $55,049 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$36,004 - $85,524
MEDIAN: $55,049

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$36,004 - $85,524  
$0.00 - $10,093  
Profit Sharing
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).
$35,557 - $89,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Creative Manager, Advertising

A creative manager in advertising works in the advertising industry and manages a variety of projects in order to market products or services. This is often a management position which involves overseeing a group of graphic designers, copywriters, and other artists. The position may also involve overseeing the budget to make sure campaigns are profitable and the best-possible content for a price range is utilized. Therefore, some basic accounting skills may be necessary.


Creative Manager, Advertising Tasks

  • Under the direction of the Creative Director, oversee the creative department, and ensure that projects stay on schedule and within budget.
  • Present clients with proposals for advertising campaigns and ensure the final product meets the client’s expectations.
  • Work with account managers to identify client’s advertising needs.
  • Train, direct, and supervise artists, copy writers, and editors directing campaign planning and execution.

Creative Manager, Advertising Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Creative Manager, Advertising Salaries

up arrow 18%

up arrow 6%

National Average

up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Creative Manager, Advertising Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

National Average

People Management
up arrow 14%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 18%

Marketing Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


63 %
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%