Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Graphic Design skills is $72,083.
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$45k - $123k
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$41k - $128k

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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 Branding, Team Leadership, Project Management, Adobe Photoshop and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $50,763 based on 13 salaries. An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,472 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,291 based on 764 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,115.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (24.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (10.4% less) and Austin, Texas (4.6% less).

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