Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Design Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$93,350
Avg. Salary
$12,250
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Design skills in San Diego, California is $93,350.
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$68k
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$93k
75%
$98k
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$68k - $98k
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$74k - $106k
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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 InDesign, Project Management, Graphic Design, Branding and Team Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,042 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,003 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (29.9% less), Nashville, Tennessee (25.1% less) and Kansas City, Missouri (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
38.5%
Experienced
61.5%