Average Mid-Career Creative Director Salary in San Francisco, California

$126,538
Avg. Salary
$15,258
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director in San Francisco, California is $126,538.
10%
$80k
MEDIAN
$127k
90%
$191k
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$80k - $191k
Bonus
$4k - $30k
Total Pay
$85k - $202k

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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 Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Graphic Design, Project Management 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 $99,177 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $149,386 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $153,572.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (44.8% less), Charleston, South Carolina (40.4% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (38.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 192 survey responses.
Early Career
6.8%
Experienced
66.7%
Late Career
26.6%