Average Creative Director, Advertising Salary in New York, New York

$162,412
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Creative Director, Advertising in New York, New York is $162,412.
10%
$65k
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$162k
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$237k
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MEDIAN $162,412
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Salary
$65k - $237k
Bonus
$102 - $49k
Total Pay
$65k - $309k

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Job Description for Creative Director, Advertising

Creative Director, Advertising Tasks
  • Oversee the operation of the creative department and ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
  • Present clients with proposals for advertising campaigns and ensure the final product meets the client's expectations.
  • Work with account managers to identify client's advertising needs.
  • Coordinate and manage the work of artists, copy writers, and editors, and direct campaign planning and execution.

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Creative Director, Advertising
Creative Director
Executive Creative Director
Senior Graphic Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Creative Director, Advertising Job Listings

Popular Skills for Creative Director, Advertising

Skills in Advertising, Branding and Copywriting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director, Advertising

An early career Creative Director, Advertising with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director, Advertising with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Creative Director, Advertising with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $182,192 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $193,968.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (38.4% less), Los Angeles, California (38.4% less) and San Francisco, California (16.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
18.5%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
25.9%