Average Late-Career Creative Director with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$100,526
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$1,800
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Adobe Illustrator skills in Chicago, Illinois is $100,526.
25%
$86k
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$101k
75%
$130k
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$86k - $130k
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$98k - $130k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop 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 $70,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,841 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 54.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (49.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (49.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (17.9% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
35.7%
Experienced
64.3%