Average Creative Director with Project Management Skills Salary

$79,586
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,901
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Project Management skills is $79,586.
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$144k
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Salary
$45k - $144k
Bonus
$973 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $29k
Commission
$1k - $26k
Total Pay
$41k - $151k

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Job Description for Creative Director

Creative Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage creative ideas.
  • Develop and produce promotional spots.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
  • Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Branding, Team Leadership and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An entry-level Creative Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,096 based on 13 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,452 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,871 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,499 based on 536 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,338.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 53.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (24.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (19.1% less) and San Diego, California (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,439 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
16.3%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
37.2%
Late Career
21.5%