Average Creative Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$84,907
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,000
Bonus
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in Seattle, Washington is $84,907.
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$56k
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MEDIAN $84,907
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Salary
$56k - $143k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$54k - $162k

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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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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership, Branding, Design, Project Management and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $65,939 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,500 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,420 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,332.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 62.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
25.5%
Mid Career
14.9%
Experienced
36.2%
Late Career
23.4%