Average Late-Career Creative Director Salary

$105,439
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,872
Bonus
$10,174
Commission
$9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director is $105,439.
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$62k
MEDIAN
$105k
90%
$172k
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Salary
$62k - $172k
Bonus
$1k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $73k
Commission
$3k - $40k
Total Pay
$62k - $194k

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

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 $50,117 based on 39 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,177 based on 808 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,162 based on 1,266 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,555 based on 2,417 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (44.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (39.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,530 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
17.8%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
53.4%