Average Creative Director, Advertising with Branding Skills Salary

$122,449
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Creative Director, Advertising with Branding skills is $122,449.
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MEDIAN $122,449
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Salary
$40k - $250k
Bonus
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$40k - $253k

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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
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Popular Skills for Creative Director, Advertising

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

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director, Advertising

An experienced Creative Director, Advertising with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $112,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $202,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
61.5%