Average Chief Creative Officer Salary

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The average salary for a Chief Creative Officer is $149,762.
MEDIAN $149,762
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$69k - $314k
$500 - $56k
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$1k - $50k
$0 - $50k
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$70k - $351k

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Chief Creative Officer
Art Director
Executive Creative Director
User Experience Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chief Creative Officer

Skills in Branding, Strategic Marketing and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Experience (UX) Design and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Creative Officer

An early career Chief Creative Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,000 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Chief Creative Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,168 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Chief Creative Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $159,984 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $191,826.
Employees with Chief Creative Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 71.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (23.5% more) and San Francisco, California (22.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (9.9% less).

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