Average Late-Career Creative Director Salary in Seattle, Washington

$134,629
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director in Seattle, Washington is $134,629.
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$74k
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$135k
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$208k
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MEDIAN $134,629
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Salary
$74k - $208k
Bonus
$9k - $26k
Total Pay
$75k - $244k

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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
Art Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Creative Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, 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 $69,219 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,282 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,315 based on 71 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (24.2% less), Dallas, Texas (23.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (20.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 127 survey responses.
Early Career
23.6%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
55.9%