£48,562
Avg. Salary
£16.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£5,180

Bonus

£7,742

Profit Sharing

£2,505

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director is £16.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director is £48,562 per year.

£7.07
10%
£16.79
50%
£51.66
90%
MEDIAN £16.79
£28k
10%
£49k
50%
£98k
90%
MEDIAN £48,562
£28,351 - £98,389
£28K
£49K
£98K
MEDIAN: £48,562
10%
50%
90%
£7.07 - £51.66
£7
£17
£52
MEDIAN: £16.79
10%
50%
90%
£0£103K
Salary £28,351 - £98,389
Bonus £1,021 - £25,962
Profit Sharing £1,007 - £63,322
Commission £2,505
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).
)
£27,262 - £103,866
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 491
Hourly Data £0£51
Hourly Rate £7.07 - £51.66
Hourly Tips £1.25
Overtime £15.71 - £50.00
Annual Data £0£103K
Bonus £1,021 - £25,962
Commission £2,505
Profit Sharing £1,007 - £63,322
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).
)
£27,262 - £103,866
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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 ₤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

37%

-4%

-16%

National Average: £49,060

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 London:
"A Daily Struggle."
Pros: I enjoy the international and cross-cultural connections in London to the rest of the world.
Cons: The commute and the mentality of hard living from people in this city

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Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
₤49,000

▼6%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

Project Management
▲145%

People Management
▲15%

Copywriting
▲6%

▲4%

art direction
▲4%


National Average
₤49,000

▼3%


Branding
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 61%