Average Creative Director Salary in Portland, Oregon

$81,898
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$1,900
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director in Portland, Oregon is $81,898.
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$56k
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$82k
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$152k
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MEDIAN $81,898
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Salary
$56k - $152k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$45k - $163k

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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.

Career Paths

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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,321 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,868 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,000.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 80.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (49.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (41.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Early Career
19.8%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
43.0%
Late Career
14.0%