AU$96,188
Avg. Salary
AU$49.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$10,000

Bonus

AU$10,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director is AU$49.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director is AU$96,188 per year.

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AU$26.89
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AU$49.76
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AU$136.08
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MEDIAN AU$49.76
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AU$61k
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AU$156k
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MEDIAN AU$96,188
AU$60,787 - AU$155,805
AU$61K
AU$96K
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MEDIAN: AU$96,188
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AU$26.89 - AU$136
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MEDIAN: AU$49.76
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AU$0AU$164K
Salary AU$60,787 - AU$155,805
Bonus AU$2,580 - AU$20,168
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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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AU$60,331 - AU$164,885
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 312
Hourly Data AU$0AU$136
Hourly Rate AU$26.89 - AU$136
Overtime AU$101
Annual Data AU$0AU$164K
Bonus AU$2,580 - AU$20,168
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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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AU$60,331 - AU$164,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Creative Director

The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the casting of a commercial, developing radio commercials, and helping guide copywriters and graphic designers on a wide variety of projects.

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Creative Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage creative ideas.
  • Develop and produce promotional spots.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
  • Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.

Creative Director Pay By Employer

$0$162K

Acronym Media
5 profiles
$78,375

Havas
5 profiles
$145,177

Creative Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Creative Director

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$108,000 based on 193 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$129,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

14%

-4%

-11%

-19%

-47%

National Average: AU$98,462

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Creative Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Creative Director?

Creative Director in Sydney:
"Sydney is a global city with accessible cool neighbourhoods."
Pros: climate, food, beaches
Cons: distance from Europe

Creative Director in Sydney:
"Creative director."
Pros: culture and people
Cons: no more native Chinese food

Creative Director in Sydney:
"I have a fun time but still sensible."
Pros: Managing people and doing creative work.
Cons: Poor process management.

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲31%

▲10%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼10%

▼32%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries



National Average
AU$98,000

▼6%



▼9%

▼13%

▼14%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%