Average Creative Director with Team Leadership Skills Salary

$96,873
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,038
Bonus
$6,068
Commission
$4,922
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Team Leadership skills is $96,873.
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$52k
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$97k
90%
$160k
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Salary
$52k - $160k
Bonus
$1k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$817 - $31k
Commission
$489 - $25k
Total Pay
$50k - $171k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Design, Project Management, Graphic Design and Branding.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An entry-level Creative Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,502 based on 11 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,860 based on 222 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,132 based on 423 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,939 based on 926 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,232.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (39.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (28.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,078 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
10.7%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
44.6%
Late Career
23.9%