$80,726
Avg. Salary
$27.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,000

Bonus

$37,500

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Creative Director in Austin, Texas is $27.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Creative Director in Austin, Texas is $80,726 per year.

10%
$13.98
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$27.50
50%
$84.43
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MEDIAN $27.50
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$43k
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$143k
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MEDIAN $80,726
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MEDIAN: $80,726
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$0$156K
Salary $42,574 - $143,305
Bonus $979 - $30,913
Profit Sharing $37,500
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,514 - $156,948
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$84
Hourly Rate $13.98 - $84.43
Overtime $21.79
Annual Data $0$156K
Bonus $979 - $30,913
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $37,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,514 - $156,948
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 casting of a commercial, developing radio commercials, and helping guide copywriters and graphic designers on a wide variety of projects.

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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.

About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Creative Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

Pay by Experience for a Creative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Creative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Creative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Creative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 19 salaries. A Creative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Creative Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Creative Director Salaries

Experienced
▲48%

Late-Career
▲28%

National Average
$81,000

▼22%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Skills That Affect Creative Director Salaries

National Average
$81,000

Strategic Marketing
▼2%

Copywriting
▼7%

Team Leadership
▼9%

Project Management
▼12%

Design
▼15%

Adobe Photoshop
▼20%

Branding
▼22%

Adobe Illustrator
▼23%

Adobe InDesign
▼23%

Advertising
▼24%

Graphic Design
▼25%

Adobe After Effects
▼28%

Web Design
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 25%