Average Creative Director Salary in Irvine, California

$100,841
Avg. Salary
$13,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Creative Director in Irvine, California is $100,841.
10%
$69k
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$101k
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$161k
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MEDIAN $100,841
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Salary
$69k - $161k
Bonus
$507 - $39k
Total Pay
$69k - $163k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

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

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 7 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,658 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,426 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,815.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (18.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
13.5%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
42.3%
Late Career
15.4%