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

$107,917
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director with Branding skills in Chicago, Illinois is $107,917.
10%
$77k
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$108k
90%
$155k
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$77k - $155k
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$77k - $177k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop and Team Leadership.

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 6 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,897 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (38.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (36.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
79.3%