Average Creative Director with Design Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$150,411
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$17,500
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Design skills in San Francisco, California is $150,411.
10%
$88k
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$150k
90%
$203k
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$88k - $203k
Bonus
$4k - $40k
Total Pay
$89k - $235k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, Graphic Design, Team Leadership and Branding.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $137,500 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,658 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (43.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (34.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (32.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Mid Career
10.2%
Experienced
57.1%
Late Career
32.7%