Average Experienced Creative Director Salary in New York, New York

$140,249
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,000
Bonus
$8,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Creative Director in New York, New York is $140,249.
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MEDIAN $140,249
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Salary
$82k - $200k
Bonus
$4k - $34k
Profit Sharing
$6k - $35k
Total Pay
$84k - $216k

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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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Popular Skills for Creative Director

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

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 $69,297 based on 17 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,011 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,471 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,380.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (36.8% less), Denver, Colorado (31.3% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (27.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 370 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
19.7%
Mid Career
39.2%
Late Career
36.5%