Design Director, Advertising Salary

The average pay for a Design Director, Advertising is $103,381 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are User Experience (UX) Design, Adobe Photoshop, and Branding. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$62,466 - $144,970
$62K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $105,979
10%
50%
90%

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$28.25 - $77.42
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$162K
Salary $62,466 - $144,970
Bonus $970 - $20,811
Total Pay (?
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$62,447 - $162,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $35.00
Overtime $39.75
Annual Data $0$162K
Bonus $970 - $20,811
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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$62,447 - $162,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Design Director, Advertising

Advertising design directors are responsible for supervising all advertising campaigns at their agency, firm, or company. They are employed primarily by advertising agencies and within advertising departments of large organizations.

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Design Director, Advertising Tasks

  • Create plans and storyboards laying out designs for advertisements.
  • Direct and supervise the work of graphics, layout, and copywriting staff.
  • Work with clients to ensure designs meet their expectations.
  • Assist in making decisions about what graphics, photos, and copy to include in advertisements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Director, Advertising

Pay by Experience for a Design Director, Advertising has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Director, Advertising with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Director, Advertising with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Design Director, Advertising which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 53 salaries. A Design Director, Advertising with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,010

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Key Stats for Design Director, Advertising

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Design Director, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$109,000

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Skills That Affect Design Director, Advertising Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲17%

Adobe Photoshop
▲12%

Branding
▲8%

National Average
$109,000



User Interface Design
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 8%
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