Average Creative Director Salary in New York, New York

$122,322
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$13,000
Bonus
$18,500
Commission
$9,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director in New York, New York is $122,322.
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$73k
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$197k
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MEDIAN $122,322
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Salary
$73k - $197k
Bonus
$4k - $34k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $41k
Commission
$0 - $19k
Total Pay
$71k - $209k

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

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 $69,297 based on 17 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,315 based on 101 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,089 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,551 based on 340 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,533.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (32.4% less), Dallas, Texas (26.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (23.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 779 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
13.0%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
43.6%
Late Career
15.7%