The average salary for an Associate Director, Creative Services is $96,724.
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Job Description for Associate Director, Creative Services
Associate directors in the area of creative services have a supervisory role, overseeing part or all of the creative services department within a company. Creative services relates to several areas, but most prominently to advertising and marketing. Associate directors are responsible for making specifications when the most basic elements of an advertising campaign are decided, including presentation elements such as fonts, the type size, graphic elements, photographs, and other similar details.…Read more
Associate Director, Creative Services Tasks
- Assure services are in compliance with professional, company policy standards and brand execution requirements.
- Manage the selection, training, and development of design staff.
- Manage outside promotional agencies, vendors, and inquiries.
- Plan and direct the creative services marketing program.
- Direct and mentor the creative staff in effective and efficient use of resources.
Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Director, Creative Services
The top respondents for the job title Associate Director, Creative Services are from the companies Havas, Erickson, Mccann and VML. Reported salaries are highest at Synchrony Financial where the average pay is $126,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Havas, earning around $124,784. VML pays the lowest at around $96,150. Deloitte also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $107,371.
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Popular Skills for Associate Director, Creative Services
Skills in Advertising, Client Interaction, Team Leadership and Copywriting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Associate Director, Creative Services
An entry-level Associate Director, Creative Services with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,194 based on 29 salaries. An early career Associate Director, Creative Services with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,763 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career Associate Director, Creative Services with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,375 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Associate Director, Creative Services with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,250 based on 450 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,165.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Associate Director, Creative Services in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.7% less).
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