Average Experienced Creative Director with Design Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$148,685
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$15,260
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The average salary for an Experienced Creative Director with Design skills in San Francisco, California is $148,685.
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$149k
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$199k
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What Do Creative Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Creative Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Creative Directors?

A mid-career Creative Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $146,568 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (42.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (27.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (25.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
22.7%
Late Career
77.3%