Average Early-Career Creative Director with Branding Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$100,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director with Branding skills in San Francisco, California is $100,000.
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$46k
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$167k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

Skills in Project Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $118,396 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $149,699 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $164,512.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (50.6% less), Nashville, Tennessee (31.3% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (30.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Mid Career
12.2%
Experienced
58.5%
Late Career
29.3%