The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in Portland, Oregon is $105,000.
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Job Description for Creative Director
The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the cas…Read more
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 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 $58,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,880 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 48.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (42.0% more) and New York, New York (26.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.2% less), Seattle, Washington (5.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.7% less).
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