Average Creative Director Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Creative Director in United Kingdom is £49,531.
MEDIAN £49,531
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£29k - £99k
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£4k - £10k
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£29k - £104k

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Job Description for Creative Director

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.

Career Paths

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Executive Creative Director
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Design and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Branding, Web Design and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An entry-level Creative Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £38,693 based on 22 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,384 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £46,010 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £53,030 based on 216 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £60,883.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (33.4% less), Bournemouth, England: Dorset (27.3% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (17.1% less).

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