Average Creative Director Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$93,405
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,958
Bonus
$12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director in Atlanta, Georgia is $93,405.
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$55k
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$93k
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$145k
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MEDIAN $93,405
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Salary
$55k - $145k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$51k - $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

Explore the most common career paths for Creative Director. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Creative Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

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

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 $63,143 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,640 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,988 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,349.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 58.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (11.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Early Career
18.7%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
38.3%
Late Career
21.5%