Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Strategic Marketing Skills Salary

$81,002
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,122
Bonus
$6,750
Commission
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Strategic Marketing skills is $81,002.
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$51k
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$81k
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$143k
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$51k - $143k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$45k - $149k
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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 Team Leadership and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Branding and Graphic Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,054 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,779 based on 217 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,212.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (32.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (19.8% less), Lancaster, Pennsylvania (13.6% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 396 survey responses.
Early Career
16.4%
Experienced
54.8%
Late Career
28.8%