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

$138,314
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design skills in New York, New York is $138,314.
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$81k
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$206k
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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 and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Project Management and Team Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,619 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,295 based on 69 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (35.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (30.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (29.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 109 survey responses.
Early Career
13.8%
Mid Career
22.9%
Experienced
63.3%