Average Creative Director with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$98,371
Avg. Salary
$9,500
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Adobe InDesign skills in Chicago, Illinois is $98,371.
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$51k
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$98k
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$144k
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$51k - $144k
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$58k - $154k
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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 Team Leadership, Graphic Design, Branding and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

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 $52,072 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,396 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,470.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (24.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (22.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
20.0%
Experienced
44.0%
Late Career
36.0%