Average Creative Director with Design Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$111,864
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$4,500
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Design skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $111,864.
10%
$79k
MEDIAN
$112k
90%
$152k
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$79k - $152k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$79k - $170k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, Branding, Graphic Design and Team Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $116,425 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,709.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Experienced
43.8%
Late Career
56.3%