Average Late-Career Creative Director Salary in San Diego, California

$102,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Creative Director in San Diego, California is $102,000.
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$48k
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$102k
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$155k
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MEDIAN $102,000
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$48k - $155k
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$48k - $155k

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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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Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Art Director
Marketing Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Creative Director

Skills in Team Leadership and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

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 $61,385 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,720 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Creative Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,477 based on 27 salaries.
Employees with Creative Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 52.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (50.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (46.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
40.9%