Average Mid-Career Creative Director, Advertising with Graphic Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director, Advertising with Graphic Design skills is $91,902.
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$40k - $193k
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$40k - $162k

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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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Senior Graphic Designer
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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 $55,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Creative Director, Advertising with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,758 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $122,084.

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