Average Late-Career Creative Director Salary in Irvine, California

$134,815
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director in Irvine, California is $134,815.
25%
$92k
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$135k
50%
$206k
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75%
MEDIAN $134,815
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$92k - $206k
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$92k - $206k

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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
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Less common (< 8%)

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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 $70,031 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,017 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,331 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (23.9% less), Dallas, Texas (23.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
16.1%
Mid Career
35.5%
Experienced
48.4%