A Creative Director earns an average salary of £48,988 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and People Management.

£27,636 - £98,628
£28K
£49K
£99K
MEDIAN: £49,028
10%
50%
90%
£7.01 - £58.72
£7
£16
£59
MEDIAN: £16.50
10%
50%
90%
£0£101K
Salary £27,636 - £98,628
Bonus £993 - £25,000
Profit Sharing £7,861
Commission £2,300
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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£27,290 - £101,710
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 512
Hourly Data £0£58
Hourly Rate £7.01 - £58.72
Hourly Tips £1.25
Overtime £15.71 - £42.50
Annual Data £0£101K
Bonus £993 - £25,000
Commission £2,300
Profit Sharing £7,861
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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£27,290 - £101,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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$200K

Havas
7 profiles
$150,789

Acronym Media
5 profiles
$78,375

Tribune Co
5 profiles
$82,646

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 ₤35,000 based on 52 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 ₤46,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤54,000 based on 125 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 ₤57,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £49,485

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
₤49,000

▼7%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Project Management
▲142%

People Management
▲14%

Copywriting
▲5%

▲3%

art direction
▲3%

National Average
₤49,000


▼4%


Branding
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 61%