Average Mid-Career Creative Director with Project Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$95,000
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Creative Director with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $95,000.
25%
$66k
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$95k
75%
$107k
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$66k - $107k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $133k

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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 Design and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design.

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 $84,500 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,010 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,691.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (24.4% less), Austin, Texas (23.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
22.6%
Experienced
51.6%
Late Career
25.8%