Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary

$72,068
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,500
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$2,948
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Adobe Illustrator skills is $72,068.
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$40k
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$72k
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$116k
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$40k - $116k
Bonus
$503 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$37k - $123k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

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 $49,847 based on 9 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,704 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,781 based on 290 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,606.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 42.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (38.4% more) and San Diego, California (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (20.2% less), Austin, Texas (13.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (9.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 617 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
23.2%
Experienced
47.0%
Late Career
28.4%