Average Creative Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$102,729
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,826
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $102,729.
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$56k
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$103k
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$190k
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$56k - $190k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$47k - $194k

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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, Branding, Design and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 17 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,004 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,892.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (22.7% less), Seattle, Washington (21.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (18.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Early Career
13.8%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
48.0%
Late Career
13.8%