Average Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$77,829
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,000
Bonus
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Adobe Photoshop skills in San Diego, California is $77,829.
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$48k
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$78k
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$119k
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MEDIAN $77,829
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Salary
$48k - $119k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$45k - $145k

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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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership, Branding and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and 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 $60,000 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,053 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,600 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 88.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (35.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
41.7%