Average Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$105,375
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,500
Bonus
$5,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop skills in Los Angeles, California is $105,375.
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MEDIAN $105,375
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Salary
$48k - $184k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$39k - $195k

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

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 $80,000 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,314 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,642 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,667.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (25.9% less), Dallas, Texas (22.4% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Early Career
13.2%
Mid Career
28.3%
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
8.5%