Average Early-Career Creative Director with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

$56,042
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,434
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director with Adobe InDesign skills is $56,042.
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$35k
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$56k
90%
$92k
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Salary
$35k - $92k
Bonus
$493 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$33k - $95k

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

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 $50,537 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,937 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,270 based on 295 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,169.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (23.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (10.8% less), Seattle, Washington (10.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 641 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
46.0%
Late Career
29.2%