A Creative Manager, Advertising earns an average salary of $61,365 per year. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,147 - $86,116
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$39K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,364
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$16.82 - $30.72
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,147 - $86,116  
   
Bonus
$212.50 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,088  
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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$38,688 - $87,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$23.52  
   
Overtime
$24.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$212.50 - $11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,088  
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).
)
$38,688 - $87,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Creative Manager, Advertising

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

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Experience Affects Creative Manager, Advertising Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Creative Manager, Advertising Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 14%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$61,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Web Design
up arrow 13%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 21%

Marketing Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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