Average Mid-Career Creative Director Salary in Houston, Texas

$98,264
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$14,300
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director in Houston, Texas is $98,264.
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$44k
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$98k
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$118k
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MEDIAN $98,264
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Salary
$44k - $118k
Bonus
$12k - $18k
Total Pay
$43k - $126k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Creative Director Job Listings

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 $48,650 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,061 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,247.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.2% more) and New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (28.9% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (21.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
24.5%
Experienced
53.1%
Late Career
22.4%