A Creative Director in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$108,969 per year. A skill in Creative Direction is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$66,061 - AU$169,917
AU$66K
AU$110K
AU$170K
MEDIAN: AU$107,020
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.55 - AU$122
AU$78
MEDIAN: AU$77.50
50%
AU$0AU$181K
Salary AU$66,061 - AU$169,917
Bonus AU$2,027 - AU$29,590
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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$64,917 - AU$181,367
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data AU$0AU$122
Hourly Rate AU$77.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$181K
Bonus AU$2,027 - AU$29,590
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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$64,917 - AU$181,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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 Job Listings

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 17 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$95,000 based on 32 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$125,000 based on 68 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$137,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲24%

▲13%

National Average
AU$111,000

▼14%

▼39%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries


National Average
AU$111,000

▼7%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 85%