Average Creative Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary in New York, New York

$111,756
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,916
Bonus
$9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in New York, New York is $111,756.
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$70k
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MEDIAN $111,756
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Salary
$70k - $185k
Bonus
$2k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$69k - $196k

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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.

Career Paths

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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership, Branding and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop and 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 $74,152 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,683 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,077 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,300.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (29.4% less), Seattle, Washington (24.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (21.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 188 survey responses.
Early Career
11.2%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
48.4%
Late Career
26.6%