Average Creative Director with Strategic Marketing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$111,587
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Strategic Marketing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $111,587.
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$60k
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$112k
90%
$151k
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$60k - $151k
Total Pay
$78k - $175k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,000 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,000.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (39.7% less), Austin, Texas (16.2% less) and Seattle, Washington (12.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Experienced
61.5%
Late Career
38.5%