The average salary for an Early-Career Creative Director with Team Leadership skills in San Francisco, California is $130,000.
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Job Description for Creative Director
The creative director is the leader of a team tasked with creating and implementing creative work; this could include projects in graphic design, advertising, music, media or similar fields. Their tasks vary depending on their industry and position; for example, they may work as a lead designer for websites, oversee copywriting for advertising campaigns or serve as the art director for a publication or advertising firm. Other tasks led by a creative director commonly include helping with the cas…Read more
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 Branding, Project Management 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 $125,010 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $153,606 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $158,222.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (50.0% less), Los Angeles, California (50.0% less) and Seattle, Washington (44.6% less).
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