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Average Late-Career Creative Director with Team Leadership Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$154,571
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$17,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Team Leadership skills in Los Angeles, California is $154,571.
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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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

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

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 $65,000 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,419 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,309 based on 86 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 3.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (25.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (24.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (22.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Early Career
12.7%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
64.2%