Average Mid-Career Creative Director Salary in Kansas City, Missouri

$83,524
Avg. Salary
$5,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director in Kansas City, Missouri is $83,524.
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$54k
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$84k
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$142k
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MEDIAN $83,524
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Salary
$54k - $142k
Bonus
$2k - $9k
Total Pay
$54k - $162k

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

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 $62,500 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,956 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,500.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.9% more) and New York, New York (21.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (19.3% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
30.8%
Experienced
42.3%
Late Career
26.9%