Average Experienced Creative Director with Branding Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$119,959
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$7,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Creative Director with Branding skills in Chicago, Illinois is $119,959.
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$96k
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$120k
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$150k
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$96k - $150k
Bonus
$805 - $11k
Total Pay
$97k - $185k

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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 Team Leadership and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Design and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,448 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,000.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (24.8% less), Washington, District of Columbia (20.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Mid Career
33.3%
Late Career
66.7%