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Average Creative Director with Branding Skills Salary in New York, New York

$126,848
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,365
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Creative Director with Branding skills in New York, New York is $126,848.
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$72k
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$127k
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$177k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

Creative Director Tasks
  • Coordinate with relevant departments on all promotions productions.
  • Develop and manage creative teams to promote product brands.
  • Develop and manage creative ideas.
  • Develop and produce promotional spots.

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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

An early career Creative Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,238 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,705 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,969 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $152,497.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (36.9% less), Austin, Texas (34.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (21.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 190 survey responses.
Early Career
8.4%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
43.7%
Late Career
21.6%