Average Early-Career Creative Director Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$55,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,250
Bonus
$4,250
Commission
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The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $55,000.
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MEDIAN $55,000
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Salary
$40k - $95k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$41k - $114k

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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, Design, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe After Effects.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,820 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,898 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,012.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 45.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (25.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
41.6%
Late Career
32.6%