Average Creative Director, Advertising with Graphic Design Skills Salary

$88,639
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The average salary for a Creative Director, Advertising with Graphic Design skills is $88,639.
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MEDIAN $88,639
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$40k - $164k
Total Pay
$39k - $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
Creative Director
Executive Creative Director
Senior Graphic Designer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director, Advertising

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

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 11 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director, Advertising with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,902 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Creative Director, Advertising with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,086 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,800.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Early Career
18.3%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
30.0%